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flint glass

[′flint ‚glas]
(materials)
Heavy, colorless, brilliant glass that contains lead oxide.
Any high-quality glass.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

flint glass

1. A soda-lime-quartz glass having a high transparency.
2. A glass that contains lead.
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