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noun ]]
  1. (uncountable) A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
The tabletop is made of .
  1. A vessel (especially one made of glass) from which drinks may be drunk.
Fill my with milk please.
  1. The quantity of liquid contained in such a vessel.
Would you like a of milk.
  1. (context, physics, uncountable) Amorphous (non-crystalline) substance.
A popular myth is that window actually is an extremely viscous liquid.
  1. A mirror.
She adjusted her lipstick in the .
  1. (cattag2, Basketball, Colloquial) The backboard.
He got the rebound off of the .
  1. (icehockey) The clear protective screen surrounding a hockey rink.
He fired the outlet pass off the .
Translations: 
  • Dutch: glas
  • French: verre
  • German: Glas :de:Glas, (de)
  • Italian: bicchiere
  • Spanish: vidrio
verb (glasses, glassing, glassed)
  1. (UK, colloquial) To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
adjective (no (compar) or (superl))
  1. (colloquial) Fragile.
He has a ankle.
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
  • glaso-. Possibly ultimately from the Proto-Germanic root
  • glÅ- 'to shine' (cf. glow).



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