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Adhesive glazing / adhesively glazed

See "Structural sealant glazing".

Air filled cavity

See "Cavity".


See "Cavity".

Annealed glass

See "Float glass".
During the float glass manufacturing process, the hot glass is gently cooled in the "annealing lehr", which releases any internal stresses from the glass to enable the cutting and further processing of the glass post manufacture.

Anti-reflective glass

Surface-coated glass which minimises light reflectance and appears therefore to show virtually no visual reflection.


A basic form of edgeworking, by removing the sharp edges of cut panes of glass.

Aspect ratio

The ratio of the longer side of a pane to its shorter side.