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[mass noun] Solid transparent plastic made of polymethyl methacrylate (the same material as Plexiglas or Lucite)‘the scratched Perspex in the windows’[as modifier] ‘a clear Perspex plate’
- ‘The perspex cover was also screwed in place with polished stainless screws.’
- ‘In 1966 he abandoned painting for sculpture in perspex and neon, then turned to photography, film, and Conceptual art.’
- ‘The clear perspex side panels and bigger wind deflectors are optional.’
- ‘It's quite weird because they're squashed between bits of transparent perspex, so you can see them in their flattened state.’
- ‘I suggest you get small pieces of glass or perspex and use these as the final filter.’
1930s: formed irregularly from Latin perspicere look through, from per- through + specere to look.
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