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The most familiar type of glass, used for centuries in windows and drinking vessels , is soda-lime glass , made of about 75% silica (SiO 2 ) plus Na 2 O , CaO , and several minor additives. Often, the term glass is used in a restricted sense to refer to this specific use. In science, however

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The glass harmonica , also known as the glass armonica , bowl organ , hydrocrystalophone , or simply the armonica (derived from "harmonia," the Greek word for harmony), is a type of musical instrument that uses a series of glass bowls or goblets graduated in size to produce musical tones

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The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works produced from it. Throughout its thousand-year history, the term has been applied almost exclusively to the windows of churches and other significant buildings. Although traditionally made in flat panels and used

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A pint glass is a drinking vessel made to hold either a British ("imperial") pint of 20 imperial fluid ounces (570  mL ) or an American pint of 16  U.S. fluid ounces (470  mL ). These glasses are used predominantly to serve beer . Contents 1 Current shapes 2 Older styles

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A magnifying glass (called a hand lens in laboratory contexts) is a convex lens which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The lens is usually mounted in a frame with a handle (see image). The distance between the Magnifying glasses and the object must be shorter than the

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GRP is a lightweight, extremely strong, and robust material. Although strength properties are somewhat lower than carbon fiber and it is less stiff, the material is typically far less brittle, and the raw materials are much less expensive. Its bulk strength and weight properties are also very

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Cast glass windows, albeit with poor optical qualities, began to appear in the most important buildings in Rome and the most luxurious villas of Herculaneum and Pompeii. [ 1 ] [ edit ] Crown glass The concentric arcs that distort some of these panes indicate they are crown glass, possibly

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A spin glass is a magnet with frustrated interactions , augmented by stochastic disorder, where usually ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic bonds are randomly distributed. Its magnetic ordering resembles the positional ordering of a conventional, chemical glass . Spin glasses display

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Glass makes up a large component of household and industrial waste due to its weight and density. The glass component in municipal waste is usually made up of bottles , broken glassware , light bulbs and other items. Adding to this waste is the fact that many manual methods of creating glass

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The song refers to several earlier Beatles' songs, including " Strawberry Fields Forever ," " I Am the Walrus ," " Lady Madonna ," " The Fool on the Hill ," and " Fixing a Hole ." There are also subtle, passing references to " There's a Place ," " I'm Looking Through You ," and " Within You

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