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glass cloth Line breaks: glass cloth

Definition of glass cloth in English:


1British A cloth covered with powdered glass or other abrasive, used for smoothing and polishing.
2 [mass noun] Woven fabric of fine-spun glass thread.
Example sentences
  • Researchers have successfully tested the coating on cotton fabric and glass cloth using pesticides, including the nerve agent simulant methyl parathion.
  • Polyesters impregnated into glass cloth or fibers forms a composite with strength approaching that of steel.
  • The sheets are made in three series - cast polymer, mica, and glass cloth - and sold two sizes in various colors.
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