Meaning of 'glass' (Webster Dictionary)
- 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.
- Any substance having a peculiar glassy appearance, and a
conchoidal fracture, and usually produced by fusion.
- Anything made of glass.
- A looking-glass; a mirror.
- A vessel filled with running sand for measuring time; an
hourglass; and hence, the time in which such a vessel is exhausted of
- A drinking vessel; a tumbler; a goblet; hence, the
contents of such a vessel; especially; spirituous liquors; as, he took
a glass at dinner.
- An optical glass; a lens; a spyglass; -- in the plural,
spectacles; as, a pair of glasses; he wears glasses.
- A weatherglass; a barometer.
- To reflect, as in a mirror; to mirror; -- used
- To case in glass.
- To cover or furnish with glass; to glaze.
- To smooth or polish anything, as leater, by rubbing it
with a glass burnisher.
Meaning of 'glass' (Princeton's WordNet)
- glassware collectively
- enclose with glass
- furnish with glass
- become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance
Example in sentence:
- Her eyes glaze over when she is bored