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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Scrap glass suitable for remelting.
From French collet, diminutive of col (neck), from Latin collum (neck), apparently referring to a bottle's neck. Earliest documented use: 1817.
"The resulting cullet is purchased by Owens Corning and remanufactured into fiberglass used in home insulation."
Melissa Treolo; New Metro-Wide Glass Recycling Venture Finds Success; Basehor Sentinel (Kansas); Mar 11, 2010.
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