Definition of Plexiglas

1. Noun. A light transparent weather resistant thermoplastic.

Exact synonyms: Plexiglass
Generic synonyms: Polymethyl Methacrylate
Language type: Trademark



Definition of Plexiglas

1. Proper noun. (trademark) A brand of tough, transparent plastic (polymethyl methacrylate) which can be used as a replacement for glass in windows, aircraft cockpit domes and windshields, and the like. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plexiglas

Plethodon
Plethodon cinereus
Plethodon vehiculum
Plethodontidae
Pleurobrachia
Pleurobrachiidae
Pleuronectes
Pleuronectes platessa
Pleuronectidae
Pleurosorus
Pleurotus
Pleurotus ostreatus
Pleurotus phosphoreus
Pleven
Plevna
Plexiglas
Plicatoperipatus
Plicatoperipatus jamaicensis
Plimmer's bodies
Plimsoll line
Plimsoll mark
Plimsoll marks
Plinian
Plinian eruption
Plinko
Pliny
Pliny the Elder
Pliny the Younger
Pliocene

Literary usage of Plexiglas

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1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"This step change is due to a reflected shock wave at the interface between the plexiglas and the specimen. After propagation through the specimen, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The reminder shock (1.6 ma for 2.0 seconds) was given in a small (10 cm wide, 20 cm long, 12 cm high) black plexiglas box and did not itself produce any ..."

3. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"Using this method, ripple heights could only be estimated, and the problem of ripple distortion by the plexiglas® was always present. ..."

4. Worker Deaths in Confined Spaces: A Summary of Surveillance Findings and edited by Thomas R. Bender (1996)
"The procedure for taking this sample was to remove the clear, plexiglas cover ... The plexiglas cover was to protect the lens of a closed-circuit TV camera ..."

5. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"The plexiglas cages for individually housed rats were square (25 cm x 25 cm x 30 cm). One of the walls had two 1-cm openings for drinking spouts. ..."

6. Solving Crime Problems in Residential Neighborhoods: Comprehensive Changes by Judith D. Feins (1997)
"plexiglas covers have been secured over the basement windows, with glass blocks used on the boiler room window and the laundry room windows (which require ..."

7. Debris Impact On Emergency Coolant Recirculation: Workshop Proceedings by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"One side wall of the working zone is in plexiglas to allow video recording during ... The bottom of the working zone is covered with plexiglas to reduce the ..."

8. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"This step change is due to a reflected shock wave at the interface between the plexiglas and the specimen. After propagation through the specimen, ..."

9. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The reminder shock (1.6 ma for 2.0 seconds) was given in a small (10 cm wide, 20 cm long, 12 cm high) black plexiglas box and did not itself produce any ..."

10. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"Using this method, ripple heights could only be estimated, and the problem of ripple distortion by the plexiglas® was always present. ..."

11. Worker Deaths in Confined Spaces: A Summary of Surveillance Findings and edited by Thomas R. Bender (1996)
"The procedure for taking this sample was to remove the clear, plexiglas cover ... The plexiglas cover was to protect the lens of a closed-circuit TV camera ..."

12. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"The plexiglas cages for individually housed rats were square (25 cm x 25 cm x 30 cm). One of the walls had two 1-cm openings for drinking spouts. ..."

13. Solving Crime Problems in Residential Neighborhoods: Comprehensive Changes by Judith D. Feins (1997)
"plexiglas covers have been secured over the basement windows, with glass blocks used on the boiler room window and the laundry room windows (which require ..."

14. Debris Impact On Emergency Coolant Recirculation: Workshop Proceedings by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"One side wall of the working zone is in plexiglas to allow video recording during ... The bottom of the working zone is covered with plexiglas to reduce the ..."

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