water glass

Type: Term Synonyms: soluble glass
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water glass

[n] - a glass for drinking water
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Water glass

Wa'ter glass` (Chemistry) See Soluble glass , under Glass .
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Water glass

Water glass 1. A clepsydra. 2. An instrument consisting of an open box or tube with a glass bottom, used for examining objects in the water, as upon the sea bottom in shallow places. 3. A water gauge for a steam boiler.
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water glass

<chemistry> See Soluble glass, under Glass. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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water glass

noun a glass for drinking water
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Water glass

• A clepsydra. • An instrument consisting of an open box or tube with a glass bottom, used for examining objects in the water, as upon the sea bottom in shallow places. • A water gauge for a steam boiler. • See Soluble glass, under Glass.
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water glass

crystal-like lumps that range from colourless to white or grayish white and resemble glass but can be dissolved in water to form a syrupy liquid. ... [4 related articles]
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water glass

Crystal garden grown using water glass Image credit: S. Horbury An aqueous solution of sodium silicate (Na2SiO3) – a concentrated, syrupy alkaline – made by fusing sodium carbonate with silica. It is used to preserve eggs, as a cement, i...
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water glass

water glass or soluble glass,colorless, transparent, glasslike substance available commercially as a powder or as a transparent, viscous solution in water. Chemically it is sodium silicate, potassium silicate, or a mixture of these. It is prepared by fusing sodium or potassium carbonate with sand or...
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water glass

Common name for sodium metasilicate (Na2SiO3). It is a colourless, jellylike substance that dissolves readily in water to give a solution used for preserving eggs and fireproofing porous materials such as cloth, paper, and wood. It is also used as an adhesive for paper and cardboard and in the manufactu...
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