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. become glassy or take on a glass- like appearance; " Her eyes glaze over when she is bored"
  13. scan ( game in the forest) with binoculars
  14. furnish with glass; " glass the windows"
  15. 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.
  16. Any substance having a peculiar glassy appearance, and a conchoidal fracture, and usually produced by fusion.
  17. Anything made of glass.
  18. A looking- glass; a mirror.
  19. 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.
  20. A drinking vessel; a tumbler; a goblet; hence, the contents of such a vessel; especially; spirituous liquors; as, he took a glass at dinner.
  21. A weatherglass; a barometer.
  22. To case in glass.
  23. To cover or furnish with glass; to glaze.
  24. To smooth or polish anything, as leater, by rubbing it with a glass burnisher.
  25. To reflect, as in a mirror.
  26. An optical glass; a lens; a spyglass; - in the plural, spectacles; as, a pair of glasses; he wears glasses.
  27. To reflect, as in a mirror; to mirror; - used reflexively.
  28. Hard, amorphous, brittle, inorganic, usually transparent, polymerous silicate of basic oxides, usually potassium or sodium. It is used in the form of hard sheets, vessels, tubing, fibers, ceramics, beads, etc.
  29. 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.
  30. A transparent brittle substance, a compound of silica with various bases.
  31. 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.
  32. Made of glass.
  34. Brittle transparent substance made from alkalies and silex; anything made of glass, as a cup, mirror, lens. & c.
  35. To cover with glass.
  36. To glaze.
  37. A transparent, brittle compound of silica with metallic oxids.
  38. Any article made wholly or partly of glass, as a mirror or a drinking- vessel; in the plural, spectacles or eye- glasses.
  39. The contents of a drinking- glass.
  40. Made of glass; vitreous.
  41. 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.
  42. To mirror; to case in glass; to cover with glass; to glaze.
  43. 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.

Quotes of glass

  1. My memory of my mom is a wine glass in one hand and a cigarette in the other. She was a runway fashion model, and she was quite a glamorous woman. – Loni Anderson
  2. Your whole life is on the other side of the glass And there is nobody watching. – Alan Bennett
  3. Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves. – Adrienne Clarkson
  4. Once you drink one glass you want another. – John Forsythe
  5. The way they were writing Christine as this older woman who got married, which she shouldn't have. Obviously got divorced right away. Reached the glass ceiling in the police precinct. So there is a part of her that died because she knows she couldn't go any farther. – Sharon Gless
  6. Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews. – Bill Hybels
  7. Many people are target people. Once when Louis B. Mayer insulted me I poured a glass of water over his head. – Hedy Lamarr
  8. And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant. You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty. And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation of steel and concrete and glass but as really the substance of the American Dream. – Daniel Libeskind
  9. Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  10. The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass – Martin Mull
  11. When I put my nose in a glass it's like tunnel vision. I move into another world, where everything around me is just gone, and every bit of mental energy is focused on that wine. – Robert M. Parker, Jr.
  12. My impression was, he's walking as though he's made of glass and if you should touch him he would just shatter apart. I don't know if it was an act or what, but it sure was effective. – Robert Ripley
  13. After filming I like to go home and lie down with my daughter and have a glass of wine so I don't really socialize with the other actors. – Izabella Scorupco
  14. We have made many glass vessels... with tubes two cubits long. These were filled with mercury, the open end was closed with the finger, and the tubes were then inverted in a vessel where there was mercury. – Evangelista Torricelli
  15. They don't know they're living in a glass house. – Douglas Wilson

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. Thar's a smashin' of glass – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  3. There was nothing in the looking- glass cupboard. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  4. I wonder if it is glass – The Green Satin Gown by Laura E. Richards
  5. When she had finished she gave him back the glass – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  6. The doors should fit neatly and be made of double glass – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  7. He was surprised himself when he looked in the glass at the change which had come over him. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. Lost my glass wonder I can see anything." – The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath
  9. Go and get another glass and take care you do not fall next time. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  10. 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
  11. Get yourself a glass – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  12. Hawksworth set down the glass of wine. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. Could I- might I have a glass of water, Master Basil? – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  14. Shall I bring you a glass of water?" – Melody The Story of a Child by Laura E. Richards
  15. I'll have a glass of that. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Piers paused, glass in hand, looking at him expectantly. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  19. It wasn't I, it was Felka who broke that looking- glass – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  20. " No one will ever drink out of that glass again," he said. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell

Rhymes for glass