Definition of Perspex in English:


Line breaks: Per|spex
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːspɛks


[mass noun] trademark
  • Solid transparent plastic made of polymethyl methacrylate (the same material as Plexiglas or Lucite): the scratched Perspex in the windows [as modifier]: a clear Perspex plate
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    • It's quite weird because they're squashed between bits of transparent perspex, so you can see them in their flattened state.
    • In 1966 he abandoned painting for sculpture in perspex and neon, then turned to photography, film, and Conceptual art.
    • The clear perspex side panels and bigger wind deflectors are optional.


1930s: formed irregularly from Latin perspicere 'look through', from per- 'through' + specere 'to look'.

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