Pyrex

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Pyrex a borosilicate glass with a low coefficient of expansion; used for heat-resistant glassware in cooking and chemistry
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Usage

In literature:

These may be paper boxes, usually round, earthenware, china, Pyrex, of any attractive shape in which to bake or serve the Puffs.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
The bearings are made of Pyrex glass.
"Development of Gravity Pendulums in the 19th Century" by Victor Fritz Lenzen and Robert P. Multhauf
The bearings are made of Pyrex glass.
"Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240" by Anonymous
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In news:

Hultquist, 85, of Fort Morgan, bakes her pies in Pyrex, but serves them in this ceramic dish.
Tomkat specializes in selling Depression glass , elegant glass , Fire-King, Pyrex, pottery and dinnerware.
Erica Eden of Smart Design on Pyrex .
Erica Eden of Smart Design led a group that redesigned the Pyrex Easy Grab glass bakeware line with subtle changes: deeper handles, clear glass and elegant lines.
ROSEMONT, Ill.-Two hundred baking enthusiasts competing in Martha Stewart's pie contest on Monday received Pyrex 's Pie Plate Portable carrier.
The Pyrex Company is based in Charleroi, Pennsylvania and the four- quart glass roaster is one of the company's most popular products.
The Pyrex Company is based in Charleroi, Pennsylvania and the four-quart glass roaster is one of the company's most popular products.
Gucci Mane is "Trap God," check the Pyrex.
Return the Pyrex pie dish from last year for a $5 discount.
1 baked dome cake (baked in a 1-liter bowl, such as Pyrex).
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In science:

Several problems must be solved before producing an instrument scientifically representative of a new generation resonant spectrometer for space observations: – we cannot avoid having the sodium vapour attack the pyrex cell at high temperature (the GOLF instrument was equipped with a galeniet glass).
Laboratory performances of the solar multichannel resonant scattering spectrometer prototype of the GOLF-New Generation instrument
We will also estimate the cell lifetime with pyrex at a reasonable temperature.
Laboratory performances of the solar multichannel resonant scattering spectrometer prototype of the GOLF-New Generation instrument
Light-induced atom desorption (LIAD) has previously been used to obtain optically thick Na and Rb vapors in cells made of glass, pyrex, and sapphire [9,10].
Loading a vapor cell magneto-optic trap using light-induced atom desorption
Figure 4. Plan of capacitance gauge electrodes. Dimensions are in cm. Interelectrode gaps are 0.25 cm. The long bars are drive electrodes and the large rectangle is the sense electrode. These electrodes are deposited on glass plates (ULE or Pyrex) that are later joined to form a box.
A weak equivalence principle test on a suborbital rocket
The first periscope mirror is a commercial 12.7mm laser-line flat mirror produced by Newport made by 3.1mm thick Pyrex substrate polished at λ/10 precision.
Design of the wavefront sensor unit of ARGOS, the LBT laser guide star system
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