reducing glass


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reducing glass

[ri′düs·iŋ ‚glas]
(optics)
A double-concave lens that reduces the apparent size of objects viewed through it; used by illustrators and painters to create an artificial sense of distance from their work.
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Home-owners can take their pick from a wide variety of options including noise reducing glass, heating retaining glass, and self-cleaning glass, as well as decorative glass such as frosted, beveled, leaded and stained glass if you want to give your home a little bit of extra sparkle!
Overturning conventional perceptions of scale seemed to be very much part of what One Floor Up More Highly was all about, and not oniy in Rothko's sense of containing viewers within the work rather than allowing them to "command" it, because in a way, it also seemed to show itself through a "reducing glass," which was exactly what Rothko said he was trying to avoid.
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Cattaneo believes that light-weighting really began to gain traction four or five years ago in Europe, but he said the current economy has been the tipping point, adding that reducing glass usage by 14% to 16% can lead to cost savings of as much as 10%.