Complete Definition of "glass"

English

rank|native|members|fortune|959|glass|silver|winter|expect

Etymology
Old English glæs, cognate with Old Saxon and Old High German glas, which (in OHG) is attested as a gloss for electrum 'amber'. These words are developed from Proto-Germanic *glaso-. Possibly ultimately from the Proto-Germanic root *glō- 'to shine' (cf. glow).

Pronunciation
w:General American|GenAm? IPA|[glæs]
audio|en-us-glass.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɑːs|-ɑːs
wikipedia

Noun
Image:Milk glass.jpg|thumb|150px|a glass (2) of [[milk]]
en-noun|es

  1. uncountable A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.

#: The tabletop is made of glass.

  1. A vessel (especially one made of glass) from which drinks may be drunk.

#: Fill my glass with milk please.

  1. The quantity of liquid contained in such a vessel.

#: Would you like a glass of milk.

  1. context|physics|uncountable Amorphous (non-crystalline) substance.

#: A popular myth is that window glass actually is an extremely viscous liquid.

  1. A mirror.

#: She adjusted her lipstick in the glass.

  1. cattag2|Basketball|Colloquial The backboard.

#: He got the rebound off of the glass.

  1. icehockey The clear protective screen surrounding a hockey rink.

#: He fired the outlet pass off the glass.

Translations
trans-top|substance
trreq|Afrikaans
trreq|Albanian
trreq|Arabic
trreq|Armenian
trreq|Basque
trreq|Bengali
Bosnian: staklo#Bosnian|staklo n
Bulgarian: стъкло (stâklo) n
trreq|Burmese
Catalan: vidre m
Chinese: 玻璃 (bōlí)
Croatian: staklo#Croatian|staklo n
Czech: sklo n
Danish: glas n
Dutch: glas n
trreq|Esperanto
trreq|Estonian
Finnish: lasi#Finnish|lasi
French: verre m
Georgian: მინა (mina)
German: Glas :de:Glas|^ n
Greek: γυαλί (yalí) n, ύαλος (íalos) f, ύελος (íelos) f
trreq|Gujarati
Hebrew: זכוכית (zhuhit) f, זגוגית (zgugit) f
Hindi: ग्लास (glās) m, शीशा (šīšā) m
Hungarian üveg
trreq|Icelandic
Irish: gloine f4
Italian: vetro m
Japanese: ガラス (garasu, 硝子)
trreq|Kannada
Korean: 유리 (yuri)
Kurdish: şûşe f, cam f, glas f, belûr f, KUchar|شووشه‌, KUchar|جام
trans-mid
Latin: vitrum n
Latvian: stikls m
trreq|Lithuanian
trreq|Malay
trreq|Malayalam
trreq|Maori
trreq|Marathi
trreq|Nepali
trreq|Oriya
Persian: FAchar|شیشه (šīšeh)
Polish: szkło n
Portuguese: vidro m
trreq|Punjabi
Romanian: sticlă f
Russian: стекло (st<sup>j</sup>ekló) n
trreq|Samoan
Scottish Gaelic: gloinne f, glainne f
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: стакло#Serbian|стакло n, cpчa f
:Roman: staklo#Serbian|staklo n, srča f
Slovak: sklo#Slovak|sklo n
Slovene: steklo n
Spanish: cristal m italbrac|Spain, vidrio m italbrac|Latin America
Swedish: glas n
Tagalog: salamin n
trreq|Tahitian
Thai: Thai|แก้ว (gâew)
trreq|Tongan
Turkish: cam
Urdu: URchar|گلاس (glās) m, URchar|شیشہ (šīša) m
trreq|Vietnamese
trreq|Welsh
Yiddish: גלאָז (gloz) m|f
trans-bottom

trans-top|drinking vessel
Arabic: Arab|كأس (ka’s) m
Bosnian: čaša#Bosnian|čaša f
Bulgarian: чаша (čaša) f
Catalan: got, vas, m
Chinese: 杯子 (bēizi)
Croatian: čaša#Croatian|čaša f
Czech: sklenice f
Danish: glas n
Dutch: glas n
Finnish: lasi#Finnish|lasi
French: verre :fr:verre|^ m
Georgian: ჭიქა (č‘ik‘a)
German: Glas :de:Glas|^ n
Greek: ποτήρι (potíri) n
Irish: gloine f4
Hebrew: כוס (kos) f
Hungarian: pohár
Italian: bicchiere m
Japanese: グラス (gurasu)
Korean: 글라스 (geullaseu), 잔 (jan)
Kurdish: perdaq f, piyale f, şûşe f, glas f, KUchar|په‌رداخ, KUchar|په‌رداغ
trans-mid
Latvian: glāze f
Persian: FAchar|لیوان (līvān)
Polish: szklanka f, kieliszek m (for alcoholic drinks)
Portuguese: copo m
Romanian: pahar n
Russian: стакан (stakán) m
Scottish Gaelic: glainne f
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: чаша#Serbian|чаша f
:Roman: čaša#Serbian|čaša f
Slovak: pohár#Slovak|pohár m
Slovene: kozarec m
Spanish: vaso :es:vaso|(s) m
Swedish: glas n
Tagalog: baso n
Thai: Thai|แก้ว (gâew)
Turkish: bardak
Ukrainian: склянка (skl<sup>j</sup>'ánkə) f
Yiddish: גלאָז (gloz) m|f
trans-bottom

trans-top|amorphous non-crystalline substance
Bosnian: staklo n
Bulgarian: стъкло (stâklo) n
Catalan: vidre m
Croatian: staklo n
Czech: sklo n
Dutch: glas n
Finnish: lasi#Finnish|lasi
French: verre m
Georgian: მინა (mina)
German: Glas :de:Glas|(de) n
Irish: gloine f4
Japanese: ガラス (garasu)
trans-mid
Korean: 유리 (yuri)
Kurdish: şûşe f, glas f, belûr f, cam f, KUchar|شووشه‌, KUchar|جام
Persian: FAchar|شیشه (šīšeh)
Polish: szkło n
Russian: стекло (stekló) n
Scottish Gaelic: glainne f
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: стакло#Serbian|стакло n
:Roman: staklo#Serbian|staklo n
Spanish: vidrio m
Swedish: glas n
Tagalog: salamin n
Yiddish: גלאָז (gloz) m|f
trans-bottom

mirror
See mirror

Adjective
glass (no compar or superl)

  1. colloquial Fragile.

#: He has a glass ankle.

Verb
en-verb|glasses|glassing|glassed

  1. UK|colloquial To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
Quotations
1987, John Godber, Bouncers 1
:JUDD. Any trouble last night?
:LES. Usual. Couple of punks got glassed.
2002, Geoff Doherty, A Promoters Tale 2
2003, Mark Surdy, Pulp 3

Interjection
glass

  1. basketball A warning called out to alert teammates that a shot is about to rebound off the backboard.

#: The point guard launched a wobbly attempt at a three-pointer and immediately called "Glass!"

Derived terms
top2
cheval glass
glassblower
glassblowing
glasses
glassformer
glasshouse
mid2
glassiness
glassless
glassmaker
glassware
glasswork
glassy
looking glass
bottom2

See also
glasses
w:Glass|Wikipedia article on glass

Category:1000 English basic words


Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-glass.ogg|audio

Noun
sv-noun-reg-ar
glass c

  1. ice cream

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