[ UK /ɡlˈɑːs/ ]
[ US /ˈɡɫæs/ ]
  1. scan (game in the forest) with binoculars
  2. put in a glass container
  3. enclose with glass
    glass in a porch
  4. become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance
    Her eyes glaze over when she is bored
  5. furnish with glass
    glass the windows
  1. glassware collectively
    She collected old glass
  2. the quantity a glass will hold
  3. a container made of glass for holding liquids while drinking
  4. a small refracting telescope
  5. 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
  6. a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
  7. a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
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How To Use glass In A Sentence

  • Divide half the mixture between 4 glass bowls, then sprinkle with a few fresh raspberries and a bit more crushed honeycomb. The Sun
  • Ireland does not have another manufacturing facility with a similar capacity to absorb glass cullet (crushed glass).
  • A couple of weeks ago, while glassing four female Meneliks bushbuck two hundred yards away feeding in a tiny clearing during a pouring rain, a nice male stepped into view. Very Little Drops Dead
  • The coulpe or peccavi, is made for a very small matter — a broken glass, a torn veil, an involuntary delay of a few seconds at an office, a false note in church, etc.; this suffices, and the coulpe is made. Les Miserables
  • Mix up pots of poster paint, and give your children a pot of paint in each colour, a couple of brushes and a glass of water.
  • The human species has not evolved such that it can tolerate sitting in that southwesterly location, behind uninsulated glass, leaning on a heat absorbing table of dark steel and not be grossly uncomfortable.
  • Jim had hustled over quietly and begun to help out with the horseshoeing, expecting ridicule from the likes of Hugh Glass or old Zeke Williams, who had just arrived at the rendezvous, but, to his surprise, the fact that he was married to a woman of such pure fire produced the very opposite of the effect he had feared. The Berrybender Narratives
  • He saluted and adjusted his large round wire rimmed glasses.
  • Take it with a glass of mulled wine and it'll keep you going until the spring. Times, Sunday Times
  • The glass of beer was mostly froth.
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