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Definition of Perspex™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Perspex™

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BrE BrE//ˈpɜːspeks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɜːrspeks//
 
(British English) (North American English Plexiglas™) [uncountable] Materials and properties
 
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a strong transparent plastic material that is often used instead of glass See related entries: Materials and properties Word Origin 1930s: formed irregularly from Latin perspicere ‘look through’, from per- ‘through’ + specere ‘to look’.

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