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2014-09-19 16:21:50

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vhfqf6/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Ultra-Clear Float Glass Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vhfqf6/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Ultra-Clear Float Glass Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current...

2014-09-19 12:22:32

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Glass Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A smart glass or switchable glass is a unique type of glass, and it can change its light transmission properties. Based on the types of external stimuli needed for a change, smart glass can be bifurcated into two types: active and passive. In the case of passive glass, heat and...

2014-09-18 23:07:08

New technology allows technicians to quickly and efficiently strip, clean and cleave fibers in as little as 18 to 21 seconds. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 AFL’s APM-101/102 Automatic Preparation Machines are automatic operating and cleaning systems which allow technicians to quickly and efficiently strip, clean and cleave fibers in as little as 18 to 21 seconds. Pair the APM-101 with a FSM-100-series fusion splicer or the APM-102 with the Fujikura 70S fusion splicer. The...

2014-09-17 23:11:36

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Container Glass Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The global market for glass packaging is thriving on back of increasing consumer demand for pure, green, and sustainable food and beverage packaging. The fact that glass containers are chemically inert and pure, and thus safer to be used, their popularity and demand is notably high among consumers. Further, the perception of...

2014-09-17 23:05:12

MarketResearchReports.Biz include new market research report"Global Container Glass Market 2014: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse All Glass Market Research Reports at http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/category/155 Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The global market for glass packaging is thriving on back of increasing consumer demand for pure, green, and sustainable food and beverage packaging....

2014-09-17 16:28:31

Company's Integrated Interior Shades Recognized as Most Innovative Window Component WARROAD, Minn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin(®) Windows and Doors' integrated Interior Shades have received the 2014 Crystal Achievement Award in the "Most Innovative Window Component Category" by Window & Door Magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146738 Chosen by three panels of judges representing a cross-section of the window and door industry, Marvin's Interior Shades are...

2014-09-16 23:04:31

The Latin American pico projector market report defines and segments the concerned market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-pico-projector-2737467961.html (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Latin American pico projector market report defines and segments the concerned market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from around $95.3 million in 2013 to $378.1 million...

2014-09-15 23:03:30

The North America Pico Projector Market report defines and segments the pico projector market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-pico-projector-1177936337.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The North America Pico Projector Market report defines and segments the pico projector market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The North America pico projector market is estimated to grow from $245.8...

2014-09-15 12:29:22

DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global Colored Glazing Glass Industry" and "2014 Market Research Report on Global Ultra-clear Float Glass Industry" reports to its research database. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145839 2014 Market Research Report on Global Colored Glazing Glass Industry" is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Colored Glazing Glass market. The report...

2014-09-11 12:27:41

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Microscopes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Microscopes in US$ Million/Thousands by the following Product Segments: Optical Microscopes, Charged Particle Microscopes, and Scanning Probe Microscopes. The report also analyzes the world market by the following End-Use...


Latest Glass Reference Libraries

Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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