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glass

glass

 
pronunciation:
glaes
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hard, breakable, usu. transparent material made from silica and metallic oxides and used for windows, bottles, mirrors, and the like.
 
similar words:
crystal, obsidian, quartz, silica, silicate
definition 2: a drinking vessel, usu. made of glass.
 
similar words:
beaker, chalice, goblet, tumbler, vessel, wineglass
definition 3: any of several objects made of glass, such as a window, mirror, or barometer.
similar words:
barometer, crystal, glassware, glazing, lens, magnifying glass, mirror, windowpane
definition 4: (pl.) a pair of lenses mounted in frames and worn to aid vision; eyeglasses.
 
synonyms:
eyeglasses, spectacles
similar words:
bifocals, lenses, lorgnette, monocle, pince-nez, specs
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: glassed, glasses, glassing
definition: to fit or cover with glass.
synonyms:
glaze
derivation: glasslike (adj.)
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