laminated glass

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laminated glass

[′lam·ə‚nād·əd ′glas]
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laminated glass

Two or more plies of flat glass bonded under heat and pressure to inner layers of plastic to form a shatter-resisting assembly that retains the fragments if the glass is broken; it is called safety glass. See also: Glass

laminated glass, safety glass, shatterproof glass

Two or more plies of plate glass, float glass, or sheet glass, bonded to a transparent plastic sheet between them to form a shatter-resisting assembly.
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Jacqueline Kennedy and her mother-in-law, Rose Kennedy, both enjoyed collecting Sandwich Glass -- the term which originally referred to glass made by the Boston & Sandwich Glass Co.
But it is the colours that matter and in Venetian Colour (Yale: pounds 35) Paul Hills, who has lived in Venice for more than 20 years, examines Venetian Colour in terms of woven fabrics, master paintings and glass where he discusses sandwich glass, millefiori glass (think of a paperweight where a glass flower garden lies beneath the dome and you've got it), chalcedony glass with its mysterious swirls, similar to 1920s 'cloud glass' and latticino enamelled glass.
Upcoming trips include: Saturday, June 21; Cape Cod Canal Cruise, Sandwich Glass Museum and lunch at the Daniel Webster Inn, cost is $83 per person; Sunday, July 20, Maine Lobsterbake at the Bull and Claw, Wells and Ogunquit, cost is $77 per person.