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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 isin·glass /ˈaɪzṇˌglæs, ˈaɪzɪŋ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 isin·glass /ˈaɪzṇˌglæs, ˈaɪzɪŋ-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·sin·glass n.
 1. A semitransparent, whitish, and very pure form of gelatin, chiefly prepared from the sounds or air bladders of various species of sturgeons (as the Acipenser huso) found in the rivers of Western Russia. It used for making jellies, as a clarifier, etc. Cheaper forms of gelatin are not unfrequently so called. Called also fish glue.
 2. Min. A popular name for mica, especially when in thin sheets.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of
          aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that
          allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as
          dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
          [syn: mica]