- (uncountable) A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
- 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 .
- (icehockey) The clear protective screen surrounding a hockey rink.
- He fired the outlet pass off the .
verb (glasses, glassing, glassed)
- Dutch: glas
- French: verre
- German: Glas :de:Glas, (de)
- Italian: bicchiere
- Spanish: vidrio
adjective (no (compar) or (superl))
- (UK, colloquial) To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
- (colloquial) Fragile.
Etymology: Old English glís, 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
- He has a ankle.
- glaso-. Possibly ultimately from the Proto-Germanic root
- glÅ- 'to shine' (cf. glow).
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