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*  Adjustable-focus eyeglasses
The focal distance is changed by a mechanism located on the glasses, requiring periodic adjustment as the user switches his ... Possible uses for such glasses are to provide inexpensive eyeglasses for people from low-income groups, developing countries, ... "Adjustable-Focus Glasses Can Replace Bifocals - Slashdot". Science.slashdot.org. 2009-08-04. Retrieved 2013-05-31. http://www. ...
*  Tiffany glass
Fracture-streamer glass refers to a sheet of glass with a pattern of glass strings, and irregularly shaped, thin glass wafers, ... turning red glass to orange and blue glass to green. Some opalescent glass was used by several stained glass studios in England ... Fracture glass refers to a sheet of glass with a pattern of irregularly shaped, thin glass wafers affixed to its surface. ... Drapery glass refers to a sheet of heavily folded glass that suggests fabric folds. Tiffany made adundant use of drapery glass ...
*  Rimless eyeglasses
Palin has created quite a stir.. with her glasses. Published USA Today Online 9-25-08 Michael, Sarah. Steve Jobs Glasses ... The implementation of polycarbonate-the material used to make bullet proof glass-in addition to making rimless glasses even ... In 2011, the waning popularity of rimless glasses-which were being supplanted by horn-rimmed glasses-was invigorated following ... Rimway glasses began to edge them out in popularity, and once three-piece glasses had fallen out of favor, remained in style ...
*  Aspheric lens
Small glass or plastic aspheric lenses can be made by molding, which allows cheap mass production. Due to their low cost and ... Dual rotating axis grinding can be used for high index glass that isn't easily spin molded, as the CR-39 resin lens is. ... "An Account of the Invention of Grinding Optick and Burning-Glasses, of a Figure not-Spherical, produced before the Royal ... In prescriptions for both farsightedness and nearsightedness, the lens curve flattens toward the edge of the glass, except for ...
*  Progressive lens
... glasses) leading to a less abrupt change in power (gradient). Some wearers find the visual discomfort caused by these ...
*  Far-sightedness
Glasses are easiest while contact lenses can provide a wider field of vision. Surgery works by changing the shape of the cornea ... so that glasses or contact lenses are no longer needed. Refractive lens exchange (RLE) A variation of cataract surgery where ...
*  Ceramic engineering
Glass-ceramic materials share many properties with both glasses and ceramics. Glass-ceramics have an amorphous phase and one or ... At a certain point (~70% crystalline) the glass-ceramic has a net TEC near zero. This type of glass-ceramic exhibits excellent ... In the processing of glass-ceramics, molten glass is cooled down gradually before reheating and annealing. In this heat ... glasses and glass-ceramics. There are numerous possible refinements of the sintering process. Some of the most common involve ...
*  Self-assembled monolayer
In the same way, SAMs can alter the properties of glass. A common household product, Rain-X, utilizes SAMs to create a ...
*  Bioabsorbable metallic glass
Senkov, O.N.; Scott, J.M. (2005). "Glass forming ability and thermal stability of ternary Ca-Mg-Zn bulk metallic glasses". ... Metallic glasses based on the Mg-Zn-Ca ternary alloy system only consist of the elements which already exist inside the human ... Similar to the Mg-Zn-Ca, these two amorphous alloys are both bioresorbable metallic glasses and are based on the same Mg-Zn-Ca ... This and other early glass-forming alloys had to be cooled extremely rapidly (in the order of one mega-kelvin per second, 106 K ...
*  Bioglass
Studies done with S. epidermidis and E. coli cultured with bioactive glass have shown that the 45S5 bioactive glass have a very ... This composition of bioactive glass is comparatively soft in comparison to other glasses. It can be machined, preferably with ... Biomaterials: Mechanical Properties Bioactive glass Synthesis of bioglass Rahaman, M. "Bioactive glass in tissue engineering". ... 45S5 glass also has a slow degradation and rate of conversion to an HA-like material. This setback makes it more difficult for ...
*  Ceramic chemistry
Technicians in the ceramic tile, tableware, artware, pottery, sanitaryware, glass, fiberglass, bottle glass, optical and ... Properties of glass melts like viscosity and surface tension are also principally products of chemistry. ... Each oxide is known to contribute specific properties to the fired glass. Many materials suppliers publish chemical analyses of ...
*  Soda-lime glass
... , also called soda-lime-silica glass, is the most prevalent type of glass, used for windowpanes and glass ... Glass bakeware is often made of tempered soda-lime glass. Soda-lime glass accounts for about 90% of manufactured glass. Soda- ... Soda-lime glass is divided technically into glass used for windows, called flat glass, and glass for containers, called ... "Viscosity Behavior of Oxide Glasses". Coursera. "ISO 719:1985 - Glass -- Hydrolytic resistance of glass grains at 98 degrees C ...
*  Glass
In the 20th century, new types of glass such as laminated glass, reinforced glass and glass bricks increased the use of glass ... a glass made by the Trinity nuclear-weapon test Lead glass a glass made by adding lead oxide to glass A borosilicate glass ... Another common glass ingredient is crushed alkali glass or 'cullet' ready for recycled glass. The recycled glass saves on raw ... These include fluoride glasses, aluminate and aluminosilicate glasses, phosphate glasses, borate glasses, and chalcogenide ...
*  Glass Casket
"Glass Casket". Last.fm. Retrieved November 27, 2015. Mason, Stewart. "Glass Casket". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 31 ... In January 2014, Glass Casket announced Wes Hauch (formerly of The Faceless) as their new guitarist. Current line-up Sid Menon ... Glass Casket is a deathcore band from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. They were originally called Gadrel when releasing their ... Jake Troth, who joined Glass Casket prior to the recording of A Desperate Man's Diary, also played in Columns, but left the ...
*  Bullseye Glass
The company is a significant supplier of raw art glass for fused glass makers. According to Art Glass Magazine, production ... Bullseye Glass is a glass manufacturer in Brooklyn, Portland, Oregon, in the United States. ... The Global Reach Of Bullseye Glass, Oregon Public Broadcasting April Baer (March 30, 2016), Worldwide art glass suppliers ... Bullseye Glass Company was founded in 1974 by Dan Schwoerer, Boyce Lundstrom, and Ray Ahlgren. In 2016, high levels of the ...
*  Glass cloth
After the invention of acrylic glass, the need for glass cloth faded, though during its popularity it was sold nationwide by ... Due to properties of glass such as heat resistance and an inability to ignite, glass has been used to create fire barriers in ... G10 (material) glass fiber This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. ( ... Glass cloth is a textile material, originally developed to be used in greenhouse paneling, allowing sunlight's ultraviolet rays ...
*  Preston Glass
... "Preston Glass discography". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-06-29. "Colors of Life". Play.com. Retrieved 2012-06- ... Preston Glass (born January 9, 1960) is an American songwriter and producer. He has co-written and produced a series of songs ... "Preston Glass Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-06-29. "Top 40 Charts". Top 40 Charts. 2011-11-22. Retrieved 2012-06-29 ...
*  Glass Mountains
"Glass Mountains." Retrieved March 5, 2015. "Glass Mountains Oklahoma." Geocaching blog. Accessed February 22, 206. Benjamin ... The Glass Mountains rise 150 feet (46 m) to 200 feet (61 m) above the surface of the plains, and the highest elevation in the ... The Glass Mountains (also known as Gloss Mountains or Gloss Hills) are not actually mountains, but a series of mesas and buttes ... The Glass Mountains stretch west along U.S. Route 412 from Orienta south of the Cimarron River. The name comes from the ...
*  Thomas Glass
... (c. 1864 - 17 May 1911) was an Australian politician. Born in Geelong to police sergeant William Glass and Eliza ... "Glass, Thomas". Parliament of Victoria. 1985. Retrieved 15 October 2011. ...
*  Burning glass
"Focussing the Rays of the Sun Upon the Eye of a Patient by Means of a Burning Glass." Burning glasses (often called fire lenses ... A burning glass or burning lens is a large convex lens that can concentrate the sun's rays onto a small area, heating up the ... The burning glass was a useful contrivance in the days before electrical ignition was easily achieved. The technology of the ... The Olympic torch that is carried around the host country of the Olympic Games is lit by a burning glass, at the site of ...
*  Glenn Glass
Glenn Murray Glass (born February 16, 1940) is a former American football defensive back who played five seasons in the ... Glass played college football at the Southern University and attended Clewiston High School in Clewiston, Florida. He was also ... "GLENN GLASS". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on May 4, 2015. Retrieved May 4, 2015. Just Sports Stats ...
*  Glass Point
... (61°56′S 58°12′W / 61.933°S 58.200°W / -61.933; -58.200Coordinates: 61°56′S 58°12′W / 61.933°S 58.200°W / - ... It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1960 for R.H. Glass, Master of the Francis Allyn from New London, ... "Glass Point". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-04-26. This article ... incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Glass Point" (content from the ...
*  Charles Glass
VICE News (21 May 2015) "Profile - Charles Glass". Charlesglass.net. Retrieved 2016-09-04. Glass, Charles (May 27, 2014). "The ... Glass's one-hour documentary on Lebanon, Pity the Nation: Charles Glass's Lebanon, was broadcast in 20 countries, prompting the ... Glass began his career in 1973 with ABC News in Beirut, where he covered the Arab-Israeli war in Syria and Egypt with Peter ... One of Glass's best known stories was his 1986 interview on the tarmac of Beirut Airport of the crew of TWA Flight 847 after ...
*  Declan Glass
"Games played by Declan Glass in 2017/2018". www.soccerbase.com. Retrieved 10 January 2018. Declan Glass at Soccerbase Declan ... Declan Glass was born in Edinburgh on 7 June 2000 and grew up in Tranent, East Lothian, where he attended St Martin's Roman ... Glass signed professionally for Dundee United prior to the 2017-18 season. He made his first team debut as a last-minute ... Glass was called up to the Scotland under-18 schoolboys squad in December 2016 for the Centenary Shield tournament. As of match ...
*  Shot glass
The phrase "shot glass" has been in use since at least 1940. Some of the earliest small whiskey glasses in America from the ... A shot glass is a small glass originally designed to hold or measure spirits or liquor, which is either imbibed straight from ... These glasses are also thick like today's shot glass but they will have rough pontiled bottoms from being hand blown into the ... Many of these glasses feature etched advertising on them. After Prohibition, these were replaced by shot glasses with a thick ...