Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A trademark for a light, transparent, weather-resistant thermoplastic. This trademark sometimes occurs in print lowercased and spelled plexiglass:

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  • proper noun trademark A brand of tough, transparent plastic (polymethyl methacrylate) which can be used as a replacement for glass in windows, aircraft cockpit domes and windshields, and the like.

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  • noun a light transparent weather resistant thermoplastic

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Examples

  • His vague landscapes are constructed from images, either found or taken by the artist, that are transferred to the back of Plexiglas via an acrylic transfer process - the front of the Plexiglas is then hand-sanded by the artist to produce the desired hazy effect.

    Boing Boing

  • All of the three-dimensional artifacts were in Plexiglas cases on graphite metal stands, very sturdy and no way they could be knocked over.

    Vermeer and Rembrandt at the Vancouver Art Gallery « Colleen Anderson

  • Venture beyond that, and there are paintings by Van Gogh, Monet, Seurat; architectural visions from the orderly Frank Lloyd Wright to the asymmetric Frank Gehry; and a pair of industrial-strength wet-dry vacuum cleaners stacked in Plexiglas cases ‚?? the work of Jeff Koons.

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  • In the middle of the Plexiglas was a tiny hole, and no sign of the beetle.

    Beetle Mania

  • In the middle of the Plexiglas was a tiny hole, and no sign of the beetle.

    Beetle Mania

  • Better known as Plexiglas, Lucite and Acrylite, Small turned out innovative furniture, lighting and ...

    Cool Hunting

  • Better known as Plexiglas, Lucite and Acrylite, Small turned out innovative furniture, lighting and ...

    Cool Hunting

  • Better known as Plexiglas, Lucite and Acrylite, Small turned out innovative furniture, lighting and ...

    Cool Hunting

  • Better known as Plexiglas, Lucite and Acrylite, Small turned out innovative furniture, lighting and ...

    Cool Hunting

  • Better known as Plexiglas, Lucite and Acrylite, Small turned out innovative furniture, lighting and ...

    Cool Hunting

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