Marbleized glass

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1) A glass sheet with a marbling pattern of multicolor streaks. The colored streaks are made from partially mixed colors in the molten liquid.

2) A clear glass with irregular veins that is made by shattering hot glass with cold water then reconsolidated by partial remelting (Bucher 1996).

Synonyms and Related Terms

vidro marmorado (Port.)

Additional Information

W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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