noun[mass noun, often as modifier]
Thick fine-quality glass, typically used for shop windows and doors and originally cast in plates: plate glass windows
More example sentences
- Tropical fish moved languidly behind plate glass, while behind another panel of plate glass kitchen staff were at work with somewhat more vigour.
- One night, Casey, our pit bull terrier, spotted a skunk drinking from a water bowl and crashed through our 14-foot plate glass window to get at the critter.
- They were amazed by the destruction and couldn't help but be horribly depressed when they saw the neighborhood through the unbroken plate glass window of Pony's store.
Definition of plate glass in:
- The US English dictionary