plexiglass

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Etymology[edit]

From the trademark Plexiglas.

Noun[edit]

plexiglass (countable and uncountable, plural plexiglasses)

  1. polymethyl methacrylate (polymer of methyl methacrylate), a tough transparent plastic used sometimes in lieu of glass.
    • 2009 January 17, Michael Cieply, “The Films Are Green, but Is Sundance?”:
      A new concept car from Honda — a hydrogen-powered vehicle — sat inside the walls of a just-completed plexiglass tent at the corner of Seventh and Main Streets in the heart of downtown Park City, promoting the green pleasures of its energy conservation.

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Noun[edit]

plexiglass m (invariable)

  1. plexiglass

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