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Definitions of glass

  1. Any substance having a peculiar glassy appearance, and a conchoidal fracture, and usually produced by fusion. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Anything made of glass. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A looking-glass; a mirror. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A vessel filled with running sand for measuring time; an hourglass; and hence, the time in which such a vessel is exhausted of its sand. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A drinking vessel; a tumbler; a goblet; hence, the contents of such a vessel; especially; spirituous liquors; as, he took a glass at dinner. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A weatherglass; a barometer. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To case in glass. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To cover or furnish with glass; to glaze. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To smooth or polish anything, as leater, by rubbing it with a glass burnisher. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To reflect, as in a mirror. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. An optical glass; a lens; a spyglass; - in the plural, spectacles; as, a pair of glasses; he wears glasses. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To reflect, as in a mirror; to mirror; - used reflexively. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To cover with glass. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. To glaze. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. become glassy; of eyes; "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. put in a glass container Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. enclose with glass; "glass in a porch" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. To mirror; to case in glass; to cover with glass; to glaze. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a glass container for holding liquids while drinking Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. a small refracting telescope Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. glassware collectively; "She collected old glass" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. the quantity a glass will hold Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. scan (game in the forest) with binoculars Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. furnish with glass; "glass the windows" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. A hard, brittle, translucent, and commonly transparent substance, white or colored, having a conchoidal fracture, and made by fusing together sand or silica with lime, potash, soda, or lead oxide. It is used for window panes and mirrors, for articles of table and culinary use, for lenses, and various articles of ornament. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. A hard, brittle, transparent substance, white or colored, made by melting together sand or silica with lime, potash, soda, or lead oxide, and used for window-panes, mirrors, dishes, etc.; a drinking glass, or the quantity contained in it; a mirror; lens; a telescope, or barometer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. The hard, brittle, transparent substance in windows: anything made of glass, esp. a drinking vessel, a mirror, etc.:-pl. spectacles: the quantity of liquid a glass holds. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. Brittle transparent substance made from alkalies and silex; anything made of glass, as a cup, mirror, lens. &c. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. A transparent, brittle compound of silica with metallic oxids. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Any article made wholly or partly of glass, as a mirror or a drinking-vessel; in the plural, spectacles or eye-glasses. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. The contents of a drinking-glass. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. A hard, brittle, transparent substance, formed by fusing silicious matter with fixed alkalies; a drinking vessel of glass; the quantity of liquor that a glass vessel contains; strong drink; a mirror; a vessel filled with sand for measuring time; the time in which it is exhausted of sand; the destined time of man's life; a vessel that shows the weight of the air; a lens or optical instrument through which an object is viewed; a telescope; a barometer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. A hard, brittle, transparent substance, made by fusing powdered flint or fine sand with some alkali; a small drinking-vessel; the quantity contained therein; a mirror; a scientific instrument, as a prospect-glass, a weather-glass. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  36. Made of glass. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  37. GLASSLIKE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  38. Made of glass; vitreous. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for glass

  1. I followed it through my field glass and for a moment I thought it had been hit, for it paused in its flight. – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  2. Through the glass door she heard Sutton saying, " If you're right, McClane, I can't very well leave her with him, can I?" – The Romantic by May Sinclair
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