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flint glass

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Definition of flint glass in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A pure lustrous kind of glass originally made with flint.
Example sentences
  • The ‘Barlow lens’, a modification of this telescope lens, is a negative achromatic combination of flint glass and crown glass.
  • This goblet of about the same period is made of a type of soda glass soon to be outmoded by the new English flint glass.
  • Blown of colorless flint glass and embellished with cutting and engraving, the Madison decanters are the earliest documented objects from the manufactory.

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