Definition of Pyrex in English:

Pyrex

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌɪrɛks
 
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noun

[mass noun, usually as modifier] trademark
  • A hard heat-resistant type of glass, typically used for ovenware: a set of Pyrex dishes
    More example sentences
    • Polishing its thick slab of Pyrex glass has been described as the Apollo project of the Great Depression era.
    • It advertised washing machines, electric irons, and Pyrex casseroles.
    • Combine maple syrup, butter and lemon juice in large Pyrex measuring cup.

Origin

early 20th century: an invented word.

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