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1[mass noun] A solution of sodium or potassium silicate which solidifies on exposure to air, used for preserving eggs and hardening artificial stone.
- ‘As the pH of water glass is lowered, colloidal particles of amorphous silica are formed.’
2A tube with a glass bottom, for observing beneath the surface of water.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.