10. On the Etymology of the Word “Glass” in European Languages and Some Final Remarks

  1. Dr. habil. Jürn W. P. Schmelzer1,
  2. Prof. Ivan S. Gutzow2,
  3. Prof. Oleg V. Mazurin Ph.D., D.Sc.3,
  4. Prof. Alexander I. Priven Ph.D., D.Sc.3,4,
  5. Dr. Snejana V. Todorova5 and
  6. Dr. Boris P. Petroff6
  1. Prof. Ivan S. Gutzow

Published Online: 22 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527636532.ch10

Glasses and the Glass Transition

Glasses and the Glass Transition

How to Cite

Schmelzer, J. W. P., Gutzow, I. S., Mazurin, O. V., Priven, A. I., Todorova, S. V. and Petroff, B. P. (2011) On the Etymology of the Word “Glass” in European Languages and Some Final Remarks, in Glasses and the Glass Transition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527636532.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut für Physik, Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany

  2. 2

    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria

  3. 3

    Thermex, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

  4. 4

    ITC Inc., St Petersburg, Russia

  5. 5

    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Geophysical Institute, Sofia, Bulgarien

  6. 6

    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Solid State Physics, Sofia, Bulgarien

Author Information

  1. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527409686

Online ISBN: 9783527636532

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Keywords:

  • “glass” word origins;
  • “glass” in various languages

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introductory Remarks

  • “Sirsu”, “Shvistras”, “Hyalos”, “Vitrum”, “Glaes”, “Staklo”, “Cam”

  • “Vitreous”, “Glassy” and “Glasartig”, “Vitro-crystalline”

  • Glasses in Byzantium, in Western Europe, in Venice, in the Balkans and Several Other Issues

  • Concluding Remarks