Wire glass

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A protective window glass prepared in the late 19th and early 20th century. Wired glass windows are sheet glass that has a nickel-steel wire mesh rolled into the molten glass. The wire mesh reduces shattering and breaking of the glass. It was often used in skylight and door panes.

Synonyms and Related Terms

wired glass; armored glass; safety glass; vidro aramado (Port.)

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