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Gorilla Glass For Cars
2013-06-12 04:48:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gorilla Glass is probably best known as the (somewhat) impervious cover of approximately 1.5 billion smartphone screens. According to Corning, the company could soon be shipping the mighty glass to automakers, which would be looking to take advantage of its lighter weight and soundproofing capabilities. A Gorilla Glass equipped car would theoretically offer a quieter ride with better gas mileage. In comments made after MIT...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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