Associations to the word «Glass»


GLASS, noun. (uncountable) An amorphous solid, often transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
GLASS, noun. A vessel from which one drinks, especially one made of glass, plastic, or similar translucent or semi-translucent material.
GLASS, noun. The quantity of liquid contained in such a vessel.
GLASS, noun. (uncountable) Glassware.
GLASS, noun. A mirror.
GLASS, noun. A magnifying glass or telescope.
GLASS, noun. (sport) A barrier made of solid, transparent material.
GLASS, noun. (basketball) (colloquial) The backboard.
GLASS, noun. (ice hockey) The clear, protective screen surrounding a hockey rink.
GLASS, noun. A barometer.
GLASS, noun. (attributive) (in names of species) Transparent or translucent.
GLASS, noun. (obsolete) An hourglass.
GLASS, verb. (transitive) To furnish with glass; to glaze.
GLASS, verb. (transitive) To enclose with glass.
GLASS, verb. (transitive) (UK) (colloquial) To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
GLASS, verb. (video games) To bombard an area with such intensity (nuclear bomb, fusion bomb, etc) as to melt the landscape into glass.
GLASS, verb. To view through an optical instrument such as binoculars.
GLASS, verb. To smooth or polish (leather, etc.), by rubbing it with a glass burnisher.
GLASS, verb. (archaic) (reflexive) To reflect; to mirror.
GLASS, proper noun. A surname​.
GLASS BLOWING, noun. Alternative form of glassblowing
GLASS CANNON, noun. (gaming) A character or unit with strong offensive power but weak defensive capabilities.
GLASS CANNONS, noun. Plural of glass cannon
GLASS CEILING, noun. (idiomatic) An unwritten, uncodified barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for a member of a specific demographic group.
GLASS CEILINGS, noun. Plural of glass ceiling
GLASS CLEANER, noun. A specific formula of cleaning fluid for glass surfaces.
GLASS CLEANERS, noun. Plural of glass cleaner
GLASS COACH, noun. (UK) (historical) A coach superior to a hackney, hired for the day, or any short period, as a private carriage.
GLASS COCKPIT, noun. An aircraft cockpit with its avionics displayed on computer screens, rather than on gauges.
GLASS COCKPITS, noun. Plural of glass cockpit
GLASS CUTTER, noun. One who cuts glass to make objects from it.
GLASS CUTTER, noun. A hand tool used for scoring a piece of glass so that it can be snapped cleanly in two.
GLASS CUTTERS, noun. Plural of glass cutter
GLASS DELUSION, noun. (historical) The psychological/psychiatric delusion that one is made of glass and will shatter if one sits on a hard surface or is struck.
GLASS DOOR, noun. A door which is glass.
GLASS DOORS, noun. Plural of glass door
GLASS ELECTRODE, noun. (chemistry) (physics) Any of several electrodes, having a thin glass bulb, whose potential is dependent upon the concentration of hydrogen or other ions in the solution in which it is immersed; used in pH meters etc.
GLASS EYE, noun. An artificial eye, not necessarily made from glass, intended to replace a missing eye.
GLASS EYES, noun. Plural of glass eye
GLASS FELT, noun. (roofing) glass fibers bonded into a sheet with resin and suitable for impregnation with asphalt in the manufacture of bituminous waterproofing, roofing membranes and shingles.
GLASS FIBER INSULATION, noun. Blanket or rigid board insulation, composed of glass fibers bound together with a binder, faced or unfaced, used to insulate roofs and walls.
GLASS FROG, noun. A group of frogs in the Centrolenidae family, with distinctive light-coloured or translucent skin.
GLASS HARMONICA, noun. (musical instruments) A musical instrument composed of a series of spinning glass bowls, played with the fingers, invented by Benjamin Franklin. See armonica.
GLASS HARMONICAS, noun. Plural of glass harmonica
GLASS HARMONICIST, noun. Someone who plays a glass harmonica.
GLASS HARMONICISTS, noun. Plural of glass harmonicist
GLASS HARP, noun. An instrument made with wine glasses, tuned by putting different amounts of liquid into them. Sound is produced by rubbing one's fingers around the edge of the glasses.
GLASS HARPIST, noun. Someone who plays a glass harp.
GLASS HARPISTS, noun. Plural of glass harpist
GLASS HARPS, noun. Plural of glass harp
GLASS JAW, noun. (chiefly boxing) A sensitive chin or jaw, the physical striking of which tends to result in a knockout.
GLASS METAL, noun. The fused material for making glass.
GLASS NOODLE, noun. Cellophane noodle
GLASS OF ANTIMONY, noun. A vitreous oxide of antimony mixed with sulfide.
GLASS ONION, noun. A large hand blown glass bottle used aboard ships to hold wine or brandy.
GLASS ONIONS, noun. Plural of glass onion
GLASS SILK, noun. Fine threads of glass, wound, when in fusion, on rapidly rotating heated cylinders.
GLASS SPONGE, noun. A hexactinellid sponge of class Hexactinellida; one with a skeleton made of four- and/or six-pointed siliceous spicules.
GLASS SQUID, noun. Any transparent squid of the family Cranchiidae
GLASS TRANSITION, noun. The transition which occurs when a liquid is cooled to an amorphous or glassy solid; occurs if the cooling rate is so fast that normal crystallization is prevented.
GLASS TRANSITION TEMPERATURE, noun. (physics) The temperature below which an amorphous material is a glassy solid and above which it is a viscous liquid
GLASS WATER, noun. (chemistry) Is a chemistry term for a water mixture equalling 138% w/w solution of sodium silicate. It is made by combining 138 grams of anhydrous sodium silicate per 100 millilitres of water.
GLASS WOOL, noun. An insulating material, made from fiberglass, arranged into a texture similar to wool.

Dictionary definition

GLASS, noun. A brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure.
GLASS, noun. A container for holding liquids while drinking.
GLASS, noun. The quantity a glass will hold.
GLASS, noun. A small refracting telescope.
GLASS, noun. 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.
GLASS, noun. A mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror.
GLASS, noun. Glassware collectively; "She collected old glass".
GLASS, verb. Furnish with glass; "glass the windows".
GLASS, verb. Scan (game in the forest) with binoculars.
GLASS, verb. Enclose with glass; "glass in a porch".
GLASS, verb. Put in a glass container.
GLASS, verb. Become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored".

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