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Glass Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Glass

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These containers are made from borosilicate glass.

These containers are made from borosilicate glass.

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Definition: A glass is an amorphous solid. The term is usually applied to inorganic solids and not to plastics or other organics. Glasses do not have crystalline internal structure. They usually are hard and brittle solids.

Examples: borosilicate glass, soda-lime glass, isinglass

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