lead glass


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lead glass glass containing lead oxide; has a high refractive index
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In literature:

The vestibule immediately within the principal door leads into an octagonal sculpture hall, top-lighted by a glass dome.
"Westminster" by Sir Walter Besant
The German softly approached, mounted the three steps leading to a glass door, and rapped upon the sash in a peculiar manner.
"Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls" by Edith Van Dyne (AKA L. Frank Baum)
This is by no means difficult, but is easier with lead glass than with soda glass.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
And then they all marched out of the room, each with his own glass, Mr. Moulder leading the way with stately step.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
Leaded glass can be used in place of this latticework, if it is desired.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
Every glass was turned towards her as the ship stood on, keeping the lead going, till, the water shallowing, she must come to an anchor.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
Brush off any loose fragments of black lead, taking care that they do not mark the glass.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
For the windows, glass, lead and solder were brought from Venice, and a German, called simply Hormannus, i.e.
"The Care of Books" by John Willis Clark
So all gathered in the lookout, whose heavy leaded glass, set in a stone frame, defied the fury of the elements.
"Killykinick" by Mary T. Waggaman
The dispersion of the heavy lead glass approaches that of diamond.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
He had pulled the leaded pane of glass slightly inward on its hinge, letting into the room the cold breeze stirred up by the storm.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
A wide door with panes of glass leads from the terrace into the drawing-room.
"The Lonely Way--Intermezzo--Countess Mizzie" by Arthur Schnitzler
One glass of whisky may lead to a drunkard's death.
"Sowing and Reaping" by Dwight Moody
The door leading to the bar-room was partly of glass.
"The Missing Tin Box" by Arthur M. Winfield
In a trice they were all swarming aloft, the nude captain leading with the glass.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It is the key to all simple ornament in leaded glass.
"Stained Glass Work" by C. W. Whall
There was a wide glass door leading out from this to the patio.
"The Huddlers" by William Campbell Gault
Lead poisoning was it, or powdered glass?
"Our Admirable Betty" by Jeffery Farnol
On each side of the chimney a great deal of waste space can be converted into bookcases, with little, leaded, glass doors.
"Remodeled Farmhouses" by Mary H. Northend
Leather-working and the manufacture of stained glass are leading industries.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various

In poetry:

One recalls the Goyaves chapel
Where two thousand Antillean Sundays sleep
The harmonious widowhood of the port,
And the music, quaint antiquities of leaded glass...
"French Possession" by Henry Jean-Marie Levet
Then lead us gently! It must come to pass
That some of us shall halt and faint and fall;
For we are looking through a darkened glass,
And Heaven seems far, and faith grows cold and pale.
"Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Four" by Henry Kendall

In news:

Cadmium , lead found in drinking glasses.
SWEEEP Kuusakoski and Nulife Glass have teamed up on a new processing system to recover lead from CRT glass.
Products include water slide fire-on ceramic and glass lead-free decals .
A pair of opalescent Suzanne and Thais art glass statuettes on bronze illuminating bases, circa 1925, is expected to lead the Lalique selection.
Sunday's home has 56 leaded and stained glass windows.
DIY side table made from leaded glass window.
Ordering one on a per-glass basis, really, is only going to lead to one or two more.
SCHOTT North America, Inc recently announced the availability of new lead- and arsenic-free glass types for use in optical systems for digital cameras, camcorders and projection units.
In the neighborhood we were walking, a significant number of homeowners had replaced their front doors from the tract home flat panel doors to decorative wooden doors with leaded glass in various sizes and shapes.
UCD senior linebacker Jordan Glass — seen here making a stop against Montana State — leads the Aggies in tackles heading into Saturday's game at No.
Global Package LLC, a leading glass and packaging resource for North American wine and.
Jonathan Swanz, a New Albany High School graduate, is now one of the leading glass artists in the region.
Sunshine Rooms Inc, a leading manufacturer of glass structures for more than 25 years, announces the release of its latest product line: Crystal Structures car wash buildings.
Most stained-glass windows are composed of small pieces of colored glass and faceted jewels held together by soldered lead rods called cames.
The Works of Louis Comfort Tiffany, Especially His Leaded-Glass Lamps, are Much Sought After by Collectors.

In science:

Experimental evidences where obtained for a low temperature “spin-glass” phase characterized by a non-periodic freezing of the magnetic moments (the spins) with a very slow, and strongly history dependent, response to external perturbations (this later aspect lead more recently to many fascinating developments).
Some aspects of infinite range models of spin glasses: theory and numerical simulations
The theoretical analysis of this phenomenon lead to the celebrated Edwards–Anderson model of spin-glasses: classical spins on the sites of a regular lattice with random interactions between nearest neighbor spins.
Some aspects of infinite range models of spin glasses: theory and numerical simulations
One can argue that the effect of the binary couplings is also 1/N in the spin glass phase, and is thus negligible with respect to the leading 1/N 2/3 finite size correction: In the spin glass phase the leading finite size correction is the same for the binary and Gaussian couplings.
Some aspects of infinite range models of spin glasses: theory and numerical simulations
In the spin glass phase, the data are compatible with a 1/N 2/3 behavior for both the leading finite size corrections to eN (T ) and fN (T ).
Some aspects of infinite range models of spin glasses: theory and numerical simulations
The particle dynamics in glasses is then heterogeneous both in time and space, leading to anomalous dynamical fluctuations.
Growth of a dynamical correlation length in an aging superspin glass
Hence, the Hamiltonian in a social spin glass type model may be created by coupling subsystems where each variable has an interaction Hamiltonian, but the variables themselves are coupled within the individual, leading to a total coupled Hamiltonian.
Organization and Complexity in a Nested Hierarchical Spin-Glass like Social Space
Approximately 120 lead-glass cells were borrowed from the BigCal detector at Jefferson Lab to build these detectors, forming two 7x7 arrays.
AnDY : Overview and Plans Feasibility Test of Large Rapidity Drell-Yan Production at RHIC
Jij , which, if the temperature is sufficiently small, will very slowly evolve and lead to a ‘self consistent’ spin-glass.
Self Induced Quenched Disorder: A Model for the Glass Transition
Photons are detected by a large lead glass calorimeter ; .
Analysis of the pi0pi0 Final State in the pi- p reactions at 18.3 GeV/c
Downstream of the SciFi is the lead-glass array.
Recent Results from the K2K (KEK-to-Kamioka) Neutrino Oscillation Experiment
The purpose of the lead-glass array is to identify νe interactions.
Recent Results from the K2K (KEK-to-Kamioka) Neutrino Oscillation Experiment
We have recently proposed a set of non-linear cooling and heating experiments, that should lead to systemindependent shapes of the specific heat near the glass transition .
Formulation of thermodynamics for the glassy state: configurational energy as a modest source of energy
On the east arm only, placed behind the TOF detector, are two planar arrays of Lead-Glass calorimeters (PbGl) imported from the CERN SPS experiment WA98 , as were the TOF detectors.
Event Reconstruction in the PHENIX Central Arm Spectrometers
Another possible source for the large deviations for ζ = 0.4 might be due to higher-order glass transition singularities, which can lead to the violation of the second scaling law, and thus the α-scale universality.
Structural relaxation in a system of dumbbell molecules
They were followed by a transition radiation detector (TRD) for e/π separation, further electron identification devices in form of a preshower detector and an electromagnetic lead glass calorimeter. A hadronic calorimeter and a set of 10 drift chambers for muon identification followed.
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