Definitions

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  • n. Any tough, transparent plastic that is used instead of glass for windows

Etymologies

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From the proprietary name Perspex

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  • I think "plexiglass" is the American equivalent. Spelled "Plexiglas" it is a trademark. I don't know about the trade name status of other spellings.

    June 15, 2014

  • This week I learnt that this word isn't generally known/used in the U.S.

    I guess they just say "plastic" instead?

    June 15, 2014