borosilicate borosilicate

Definition(s):

  • (n) a salt of boric and silicic acids

Usage(s):

  1. In its great belly was a 34-ton lake of molten pyrex borosilicate glass, white hot at 1.
  2. Bodum 's new Manhattan line of double-walled borosilicate glasses look heavy but are actually quite light.
  3. Shrunk glass is made by mixing two borosilicate formulas, one of which is soluble in acid, the other not.

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