Definitions of glass

  1. amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
  2. a glass container for holding liquids while drinking
  3. a small refracting telescope
  4. furnish with glass, as of a window
  5. glassware collectively; " She collected old glass"
  6. a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
  7. the quantity a glass will hold
  8. a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  9. become glassy; of eyes; " Her eyes glaze over when she is bored"
  10. put in a glass container
  11. enclose with glass; " glass in a porch"
  12. scan ( game in the forest) with binoculars
  13. furnish with glass; " glass the windows"
  14. 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.
  15. Any substance having a peculiar glassy appearance, and a conchoidal fracture, and usually produced by fusion.
  16. Anything made of glass.
  17. A looking- glass; a mirror.
  18. A vessel filled with running sand for measuring time; an hourglass; and hence, the time in which such a vessel is exhausted of its sand.
  19. A drinking vessel; a tumbler; a goblet; hence, the contents of such a vessel; especially; spirituous liquors; as, he took a glass at dinner.
  20. A weatherglass; a barometer.
  21. To case in glass.
  22. To cover or furnish with glass; to glaze.
  23. To smooth or polish anything, as leater, by rubbing it with a glass burnisher.
  24. To reflect, as in a mirror.
  25. An optical glass; a lens; a spyglass; - in the plural, spectacles; as, a pair of glasses; he wears glasses.
  26. To reflect, as in a mirror; to mirror; - used reflexively.
  27. A hard, brittle, transparent substance, white or colored, made by melting together sand or silica with lime, potash, soda, or lead oxide, and used for window- panes, mirrors, dishes, etc.; a drinking glass, or the quantity contained in it; a mirror; lens; a telescope, or barometer.
  28. The hard, brittle, transparent substance in windows: anything made of glass, esp. a drinking vessel, a mirror, etc.:- pl. spectacles: the quantity of liquid a glass holds.
  29. Made of glass.
  31. Brittle transparent substance made from alkalies and silex; anything made of glass, as a cup, mirror, lens. & c.
  32. To cover with glass.
  33. To glaze.
  34. A transparent, brittle compound of silica with metallic oxids.
  35. Any article made wholly or partly of glass, as a mirror or a drinking- vessel; in the plural, spectacles or eye- glasses.
  36. The contents of a drinking- glass.
  37. Made of glass; vitreous.
  38. A hard, brittle, transparent substance, formed by fusing silicious matter with fixed alkalies; a drinking vessel of glass; the quantity of liquor that a glass vessel contains; strong drink; a mirror; a vessel filled with sand for measuring time; the time in which it is exhausted of sand; the destined time of man's life; a vessel that shows the weight of the air; a lens or optical instrument through which an object is viewed; a telescope; a barometer.
  39. To mirror; to case in glass; to cover with glass; to glaze.
  40. A hard, brittle, transparent substance, made by fusing powdered flint or fine sand with some alkali; a small drinking- vessel; the quantity contained therein; a mirror; a scientific instrument, as a prospect- glass, a weather- glass.

Usage examples for glass

  1. I followed it through my field glass, and for a moment I thought it had been hit, for it paused in its flight. – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  2. Through the glass door she heard Sutton saying, " If you're right, McClane, I can't very well leave her with him, can I?" – The Romantic by May Sinclair
  3. Shall I bring you a glass of water?" – Melody The Story of a Child by Laura E. Richards
  4. It wasn't I, it was Felka who broke that looking- glass. – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  5. " No one will ever drink out of that glass again," he said. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  6. On hearing this the sorcerer took from his bosom a small round piece of glass, and gave it to the young man. – The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories by Mary De Morgan
  7. I wonder if it is glass. – The Green Satin Gown by Laura E. Richards
  8. When she had finished she gave him back the glass. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  9. He walked over to the glass and looked through into the drive beyond, but there nothing in sight. – Carnacki, The Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson
  10. Could I- might I have a glass of water, Master Basil? – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  11. I'll have a glass of that. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  12. Piers paused, glass in hand, looking at him expectantly. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  13. Lost my glass; wonder I can see anything." – The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath
  14. Go and get another glass, and take care you do not fall next time. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  15. Get yourself a glass." – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  16. There was nothing in the looking- glass cupboard. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  17. Hawksworth set down the glass of wine. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  18. Thar's a smashin' of glass. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  19. The doors should fit neatly and be made of double glass. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings