(obsolete) The spirit; the soul of man.
Then gives her grieved thus to lament. — Spenser
The mighty ghosts of our great Harrys rose. — Shakespeare.
- The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased person; a spirit appearing after death; an apparition; a specter.
I thought that I had died in sleep/And was a blessed . — Coleridge
not a of a chance
- Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image; a phantom; a glimmering.
the of an idea
Each separate dying ember wrought its upon the floor. — Poe
- A false image formed in a telescope, camera, or other optical device by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses.
- An unwanted image similar to and overlapping or adjacent to the main one on a television screen, caused by the transmitted image being received both directly and via reflection.
- A ghostwriter.
(uncountable) A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
verb (glasses, glassing, glassed)
The tabletop is made of .
- A vessel (especially one made of glass) from which drinks may be drunk.
Fill my with milk please.
- The quantity of liquid contained in such a vessel.
Would you like a of milk.
(context, physics, uncountable) Amorphous (non-crystalline) substance.
A popular myth is that window actually is an extremely viscous liquid.
- A mirror.
She adjusted her lipstick in the .
(cattag2, Basketball, Colloquial) The backboard.
He got the rebound off of the . He fired the outlet pass off the .
(icehockey) The clear protective screen surrounding a hockey rink.
adjective (no (compar) or (superl))
(UK, colloquial) To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
- He has a ankle.