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ZBLAN

ZBLAN
 n.— «Also intriguing to space researchers is fluoride glass. A blend of zirconium, barium, lanthanum, sodium and aluminum, this type of glass (also known as “ZBLAN”) is a hundred times more transparent than silica-based glass.» —“Remarkable Glass from Space” Science Blog June 19, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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