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

  • noun Glass that resists shattering, especially a composite of two sheets of glass with an intermediate layer of transparent plastic.
  • noun Tempered glass that breaks into rounded grains instead of jagged shards.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a laminate of two or more sheets of glass with a sheet of plastic between each sheet
  • noun glass that has been tempered to break into rounded grains rather than sharp shards
  • noun glass reinforced with wire netting
  • noun glazing units constructed of a combination of the above

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering


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