- quartz glass
- vitreous silica
Other Word Forms of Quartz
Origin of Quartz
German Quarz, from Middle High German twarc, probably from a West Slavic language (compare Czech tvrdý (“hard"), Polish twardy (“hard"), Russian твёрдый (tvjórdyj, “hard")), from Old Church Slavonic тврьдъ (tvrÄdÅ, “firm"), from Proto-Slavic *tvÑŒrdÑŠ.
German Quarz from Middle High German quarc of Slavic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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