Definition of safety glass in English:

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safety glass



1 [mass noun] Glass that has been toughened or laminated so that it is less likely to splinter when broken.
Example sentences
  • The boxes are display cabinets, and are made of three layers of laminated glass: two sheets of partially toughened safety glass sandwich an inner leaf of the toughened material.
  • There were concerns that the toughened laminated safety glass would prove slippy for small, stockinged feet.
  • Paragon Glass Industries, for example, makes Naturalam decorative laminated safety glass using natural wood interlayers.
2 (safety glasses) Toughened glasses or goggles for protecting the eyes when using power tools or industrial or laboratory equipment.
Example sentences
  • Remember to wear safety glasses, glass gloves, and a light cost to protect your arms from getting cut.
  • A few items you should have are gloves, boots, safety glasses / goggles, and wear old clothes in case bleach comes in contact with them.
  • Protect your eyes from gypsum dust by wearing safety glasses or goggles.
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