noun[mass noun] trademark , chiefly North American
A solid transparent plastic made of polymethyl methacrylate (the same material as Perspex or Lucite): panels of light-filtering Plexiglas [as modifier]: the smart Plexiglas cases of the contemporary art museum
More example sentences
- Although resembling a stone structure from the outside, from the interior the pyramid is seen to be constructed of translucent plexiglas panels over a wood framework.
- Investigators have analyzed videos of vampire bats charging down plexiglas runways, and learned that they have evolved a novel running gait.
- The door to the small plexiglas room was opened.
1930s: from Greek plēxis 'percussion' + glass.
Definition of Plexiglas in:
- The US English dictionary