amorphous solid that exhibits a glass transition when heated towards the liquid state
Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in, for example, window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics.
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- The ancient glass making techniques which originated on the Eastern shores of the Mediterranean before the advent of Islam, incorporated practices from Roman techniques found in Syria, and Egyptian techniques dating back to 1555 B.C.