any of the several varieties of glass using combinations of colors, special effects of opaqueness and transparency, etc., to create an aesthetic effect
Cut glass is glass that has patterns cut into its surface.
a short squat beer bottle
an artificial eye made of glass
to enclose with glass panes
a jaw that is excessively fragile or susceptible to punches
a glass of a standard size (in Britain holding one pint, or half a pint) with straight sides, or with a handle, to drink beer from
a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect flower arrangements or fragile ornaments or to cover apparatus in experiments, esp to prevent gases escaping
a thin square of mounted glass used to protect a photographic slide
an old form of window glass made by blowing a globe and spinning it until it formed a flat disc
a small telescope often incorporating a prism and held in one hand
a hard, bright glass containing lead oxide and having a high index of refraction, used for lenses, crystal, etc.
a type of flat polished transparent glass made by allowing the molten glass to harden as it floats on liquid of higher density
cellular glass made by fusing powdered glass with carbon particles or other gas-generating material, used chiefly for industrial purposes
a translucent, hollow or solid block of glass for glazing openings or constructing partitions, usually square on the face, with the outer surfaces treated in any of various ways
a case made of glass, usually in a wood or metal frame, used for displaying and protecting precious or important objects
a situation in which a member of a minority or disadvantaged group is promoted to a position of authority in circumstances that make it very difficult for him or her to succeed
a door made of glass, usually in a wood or metal frame
Glass fiber is another name for → fiberglass .
Glass fibre is another name for → fibreglass .
a person who makes glass or glass objects
any snakelike lizard of the genus Ophisaurus, of Europe, Asia, and North America, with vestigial hind limbs and a tail that breaks off easily : family Anguidae
fine spun glass massed into a wool-like bulk, used in insulation, filtering, etc
glass in its natural colour, usually greenish as a result of metallic substances in the raw materials
a magnifying glass with a handle
glass that contains lead oxide as a flux
opaque white glass, originally produced in imitation of Chinese porcelain
glass that is opalescent or white, made by the addition of fluorides
a tall narrow mirror, usually one of a pair or set, designed to hang on the wall between windows, usually above a pier table
Plate glass is thick glass made in large, flat pieces, which is used especially to make large windows and doors .
glass that has a deep rich red colour produced from oxides of various minerals, such as lead, copper, and iron
glass in sheet form produced by drawing or by the cylinder glass process
a small glass that holds a single measure of spirits
fine glass fiber, made by forming liquid glass into a thread
a sealed tube containing a solution supposed to change in appearance according to the weather
A glass is a container made from glass, which you can drink from and which does not have a handle .
the triangular shaped glass on the side of an automobile between the windshield and the front door glass
a curved glass disc that covers the dial of a watch
a viscous syrupy solution of sodium silicate in water: used as a protective coating for cement and a preservative, esp for eggs
A wine glass is a glass, usually with a narrow stem, which you use for drinking wine.
a sheet glass that contains a layer of reinforcing wire netting within it
glass used for making bottles, consisting of a silicate of sodium, calcium, and aluminium
a convex lens for concentrating the sun's rays into a small area to produce heat or fire
full-length mirror that can swivel
a glass vessel from which air can be removed by suction or heat to create a partial vacuum : formerly used in drawing blood to the surface of the skin for slow bloodletting
a type of iridescent glass developed by L .C. Tiffany
glass with a frosted appearance obtained by acid etching or sandblasting, used to create glass patterns or to make a window unable to be seen through although light still transmits through it
the process of shaping a mass of molten or softened glass into a vessel, shape, etc, by blowing air into it through a tube
When people refer to a glass ceiling, they are talking about the attitudes and traditions in a society that prevent women from rising to the top jobs .