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Glass

Meanings and phrases

glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  2. a container for holding liquids while drinking; drinking glass
  3. the quantity a glass will hold; glassful
  4. a small refracting telescope; field glass; spyglass
  5. glassware collectively
  6. a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror; looking glass
  7. an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant; methamphetamine; methamphetamine hydrochloride; Methedrine; meth; deoxyephedrine; chalk; chicken feed; crank; ice; shabu; trash

glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. furnish with glass; glaze
  2. scan (game in the forest) with binoculars
  3. enclose with glass; glass in
  4. put in a glass container
  5. become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; glaze; glass over; glaze over

Tiffany glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a kind of opalescent colored glass that was used in the early 1900s for stained-glass windows and lamps

Venetian glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fine glassware made near Venice

beer glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relatively large glass for serving beer

bell glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases; bell jar

brandy glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a globular glass with a small top; used for serving brandy; snifter; brandy snifter

cheval glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a full length mirror mounted in a frame in which it can be tilted

cover glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide; cover slip

crown glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a glass blown into a globe which is later flattened and spun to form a disk
  2. optical glass of low dispersion and low refractive index; optical crown; optical crown glass

cut glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass decorated by cutting or grinding facets

drinking glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a container for holding liquids while drinking; glass

field glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small refracting telescope; glass; spyglass

flint glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. optical glass of high dispersion and high refractive index; optical flint

flute glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tall narrow wineglass; flute; champagne flute

glass ceiling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a ceiling based on attitudinal or organizational bias in the work force that prevents minorities and women from advancing to leadership positions
E.g.
  • Carmichael is a part of the most inspiring group of men and women with the goal of shattering the glass ceiling for women.
  • The entrance foyer's core is decorated with marble floors, stainless steel mesh wall panels, and a translucent glass ceiling.
  • In 1978, Leila Seth became the Judge of the Delhi High Court, breaking the glass ceiling by becoming the first woman to do so.

glass cutter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass; glass-cutter
  2. someone who cuts flat glass to size; glass-cutter; glassworker; glazier; glazer
  3. a tool for cutting glass

glass eye

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass

glass fiber

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images; optical fiber; optical fibre; glass fibre

glass fibre

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images; optical fiber; glass fiber; optical fibre
E.g.
  • Above this, glass fibre or ceramic are used.
  • Modern playboats are made from plastic which is much more robust than glass fibre or wood.
  • The fuselage of the MG-1 was steel framed and fabric covered with the exception of a glass fibre engine cowling.

glass in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. enclose with glass; glass

glass lizard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. snakelike lizard of Europe and Asia and North America with vestigial hind limbs and the ability to regenerate its long fragile tail; glass snake; joint snake

glass over

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; glaze; glass; glaze over

glass snake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. snakelike lizard of Europe and Asia and North America with vestigial hind limbs and the ability to regenerate its long fragile tail; glass lizard; joint snake

glass sponge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a siliceous sponge (with glassy spicules) of the class Hyalospongiae

glass wool

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool

ground glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass that diffuses light due to a rough surface produced by abrasion or etching
  2. particulate glass made by grinding and used as an abrasive

hand glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mirror intended to be held in the hand; hand mirror
  2. light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is used to produce an enlarged image; simple microscope; magnifying glass

highball glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tall glass for serving highballs

jeweler 's glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an optical instrument used by jewelers; has one or more lenses and is used to view features not readily seen

laminated glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering; safety glass; shatterproof glass

lead glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass containing lead oxide; has a high refractive index

liqueur glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small glass for serving a small amount of liqueur (typically after dinner)

looking glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror; glass

looking glass tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large evergreen tree of India and Burma whose leaves are silvery beneath; Heritiera macrophylla

magnifying glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is used to produce an enlarged image; hand glass; simple microscope
E.g.
  • Using a magnifying glass, dropped by Pogaku Subbarao, they free themselves and attack Vasanth Daada.
  • This allows for greater magnification than a conventional magnifying glass, typically 10× up to 20×.
  • Other suggestions include its use as a magnifying glass for jewellers, or as a decorative furniture inlay.

milk glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a milky white translucent or opaque glass; opal glass

natural glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly

object glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed; objective; objective lens; object lens

opal glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a milky white translucent or opaque glass; milk glass

optical crown glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. optical glass of low dispersion and low refractive index; optical crown; crown glass

optical glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index; used to make lenses

pane of glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors; pane; window glass

parfait glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tall slender glass with a short stem in which parfait is served

pheasant under glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dish of roast pheasant served in a manner characteristic of expensive restaurants

pier glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large mirror between two windows; pier mirror

plate glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass formed into large thin sheets; sheet glass
E.g.
  • But, Blake saw his own reflection in the plate glass.
  • At the front of the shop were the first plate glass windows ever installed in Lynchburg.
  • The Oriental Room has enormous plate glass windows, gilded arches, highly ornamental walls, ceilings and chandeliers.

quartz glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. colorless glass made of almost pure silica; quartz; vitreous silica; lechatelierite; crystal

safety glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering; laminated glass; shatterproof glass

shatterproof glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering; safety glass; laminated glass

sheet glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass formed into large thin sheets; plate glass

shot glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey; jigger; pony

soft glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass having a relatively low softening point

soluble glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs; water glass; sodium silicate

stained glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass that has been colored in some way; used for church windows
E.g.
  • Some of the stained glass is by Clayton and Bell.
  • He also published a book on making stained glass.
  • There are stained glass windows by Clayton and Bell.

volcanic glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a kind of natural glass produced when molten lava cools very rapidly

watch glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a protective cover that protects the face of a watch; crystal; watch crystal
  2. laboratory glassware; a shallow glass dish used as an evaporating surface or to cover a beaker

water glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs; soluble glass; sodium silicate
  2. clock that measures time by the escape of water; water clock; clepsydra
  3. gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir; water gauge; water gage
  4. a glass for drinking water

window glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors; pane; pane of glass
E.g.
  • Prior to 1984, the hardtop included sliding window glass as an option.
  • Madeira wine, window glass, which will be sold by the bag, chest, bale, or package".
  • In 1851, he became a partner in the Union Glass Company which manufactured window glass.

wire glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a glass that contains a layer of wire netting in it

glass windows

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is composed of steel, with many glass windows.
  • There are stained glass windows by Clayton and Bell.
  • The stained glass windows were imported from Bavaria.
E.g.
  • There are stained glass windows by Clayton and Bell.
  • The stained glass windows were imported from Bavaria.
  • The church has many interesting stained glass windows.

glass window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a stained glass window by Charles Eamer Kempe.
  • The church has a stained glass window by William Morris.
  • Stained glass window panels in the college depicted images of slavery.

stained glass window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a stained glass window by Charles Eamer Kempe.
  • The church has a stained glass window by William Morris.
  • The stained glass window depicts some scenes concerning Saint-Yves' life.

glass panels

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The parlor doors in the house featured American-made etched glass panels.
  • Most of the mall's elevators have glass panels, and are decorated with neon lights.
  • At Settlers Landing, crews will restore eight etched glass panels that act as wind screens.

broken glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Four of the paintings had been damaged by the broken glass.
  • Two others were injured by broken glass.

glass bottles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sulai is generally stored in clear, glass bottles.
  • Blue glass bottles were also hung in trees to trap the haints and boo hags.
  • Svensk GlasÅtervinning AB is responsible for the deposit system of glass bottles.

glass beads

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The earrings come with or without black and red glass beads.
  • Some bumps are coated with high-refractive-index glass beads.
  • We give them some glass beads.

glass roof

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The entire structure is covered with a glass roof.
  • The expanded centre was covered in a glass roof.
  • The glass roof is directly above the single centre platform.

glass artist

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Coleman is married to glass artist Josh Simpson who lives in Massachusetts.
  • Moira Forsyth Moira Forsyth (1905–1991) was an English stained glass artist.
  • Jean-Pierre Canlis Jean-Pierre Canlis (born 1973) is an American glass artist.

made of glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Monofins can be made of glass fiber or carbon fiber.
  • Rounds beads can be made of glass, stone, ceramic, metal, or wood.
  • At an antique shop, Basant and Vasant see an antique duck made of glass.

large glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The real bones of the holotype were put on exhibit in two large glass cases at either end of the mounted cast.
  • From the north side and the main entrance it gives a low, modest impression, dominated by large glass surfaces.
  • The car was of unitary construction and featured a large glass area with heavily curved windscreen and rear window.

coloured glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The stained and coloured glass windows throughout the building are of high quality.
  • A meeting hall is on the first floor with a horseshoe gallery, sloping floor and coloured glass rooflights.
  • The church was fitted with box pews, cast iron windows with coloured glass, and a blue ceiling with stars painted on it.

glass factory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The glass factory stopped its production in 2003.
  • This glass factory employed about 175 people.
  • As a boy, Brallier remembered having worked in a glass factory.

glass walls

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Platform level seating is sheltered within glass walls.
  • I am sure if they had glass walls not so many people would be eating flesh.
  • One can see pictures on the London Eye on the glass walls in the music video.

glass transition

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the vicinity of glass transition the flow behavior becomes "non-Fickian".
  • piezoelectric ceramics, glass transition temperature, superconductive ceramics, etc.).
  • Recently it has been proposed that the cytoplasm behaves like a glass-forming liquid approaching the glass transition.

glass bottle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Feeling betrayed, Nico stabs Sienna with a glass bottle.
  • Casein glue is mainly used to adhere glass bottle labels.
  • The fairy Fanferluche carried her off and imprisoned her in a glass bottle.

glass doors

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Council Chamber of County Hall is preserved right behind glass doors.
  • Sliding glass doors are common in many houses, particularly as an entrance to the backyard.
  • At the centre of this wing is the famous balcony with the Centre Room behind its glass doors.

glass of water

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Clifford responds by requesting a glass of water.
  • Bugs then tricks Elmer into high-diving into a glass of water.
  • Example: is "half a glass of water".

glass plate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Refractive index close to that of the glass plate.
  • The koalas are only separated from the visitors by this glass plate.
  • The silver gelatin glass plate negatives are the only known remaining Ulmann negatives.

clear glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The clear glass displays the layers of the dessert.
  • Two rectangular openings, filled with clear glass and Venetian shutters, were spaced along the sides.
  • The building has 21 elevators, each with walls constructed of clear glass panels enclosing fractured glass.

art glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Arguably, Wright's best-known art glass is that of the Prairie style.
  • A circular diameter art glass dome, high, provides illumination in the room.
  • It features a multi-gabled roof, four corbelled chimneys, and art glass windows.

glass tube

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The device is a capillary glass tube whose middle section is widened.
  • Inside the glass tube is a partial vacuum and a small amount of mercury.
  • Fluorescent lamps consist of a glass tube that contains mercury vapour or argon under low pressure.

glass cockpit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Other systems includes a glass cockpit.
  • The glass cockpit was designed to give the pilot good situational awareness.
  • The 767 was the first Boeing wide-body to be designed with a two-crew digital glass cockpit.

colored glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Similar panels in the second story contain colored glass transom lights.
  • The side door entry has a single, paned door with colored glass sidelights and traces.
  • Stained glass project is Bulgarian artist, and implementation of colored glass and lead frames is done in France.

glass works

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is best known for his stained glass and light glass works for British churches.
  • Also included in the exhibition are a new series of layered paintings and glass works.
  • The company was Bellaire's first glass works, and the second located in Belmont County.

such as glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Amorphous materials such as glass and polymers are typically isotropic.
  • Other types of amorphous solids include gels, thin films, and nanostructured materials such as glass.
  • These boats are usually made of rigid materials - such as glass reinforced resin, plywood or aluminium.

glass of wine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A typical "medium" glass of wine with 175 ml at 12% ABV has 2.1 units.
  • During a performance of the opera "Amore et Gloire", Claudin drugs a glass of wine which prima donna Mme.
  • Children are asked to leave some coffee for Lucia, a carrot for the donkey and a glass of wine for Castaldo.

through the glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are visible only through the glass back wall in the toilets.
  • Seeing Metcalf through the glass window of the student council room, he opened his door, shot and killed him.
  • The chairs, cushions, and carpets are all white, which reflects the colored light streaming through the glass.

glass wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Laurel behind a two-story glass wall.
  • The glass wall around the balcony was inscribed with the men who died from the battle.
  • When they struck atoms in the glass wall, they excited their orbital electrons to higher energy levels.

glass panes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Individual glass panes in the pyramid are connected by stainless-steel crosses in length.
  • The original stained glass panes that adorned the two front window archways and two oval side windows were missing from the home.
  • The ride traversed the building housing Star Tours, Star Trader and the Starcade, offering views of all three through glass panes in the tunnel.

glass dome

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A glass dome is located at a height of 40 meters atop the station.
  • The ceiling of its Preston Bradley Hall includes a Tiffany glass dome.
  • A circular diameter art glass dome, high, provides illumination in the room.

glass and steel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This sleek designed glass and steel tower has a total height of .
  • One bomb caused serious damage to the Victorian glass and steel roof.
  • The building is made of glass and steel, qualifying it as Class A office space.

steel and glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It features a curved stainless steel and glass façade.
  • Two steel and glass vestibule connectors lead from the north side of this structure to the annex.
  • A large modern wing with a construction of steel and glass, also called 'The Van Klingeren wing'.

glass case

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was then put it in a glass case for exhibition.
  • Protected by a modern glass case, it towers above the principal altar in the choir.
  • She further alleges that the tombstone is now displayed in a glass case in a room with purple walls.

leaded glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some of the windows are leaded glass.
  • The dining room features a large Craftsman-style china cabinet with leaded glass.
  • Monochrome CRTs typically do not contain enough leaded glass to fail EPA TCLP tests.

glass plates

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The magician then slides glass plates through the crate (and apparently through his assistant).
  • It consists of a transparent volatile liquid encased between two glass plates and side spacers.
  • Another development approach can be seen with the construction based on plastic or glass plates.
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