Definition of water glass in English:

water glass

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noun

1 [mass noun] A solution of sodium or potassium silicate which solidifies on exposure to air, used for preserving eggs and hardening artificial stone.
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  • As the pH of water glass is lowered, colloidal particles of amorphous silica are formed.
2A tube with a glass bottom, for observing beneath the surface of water.

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