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Meaning & Definition of Glass in English

English

Glass

/glæs/

noun

1. A brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure

    synonym:
  • glass

2. A container for holding liquids while drinking

    synonym:
  • glass
  • ,
  • drinking glass

3. The quantity a glass will hold

    synonym:
  • glass
  • ,
  • glassful

4. A small refracting telescope

    synonym:
  • field glass
  • ,
  • glass
  • ,
  • spyglass

5. An amphetamine derivative (trade name methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride

  • Used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
    synonym:
  • methamphetamine
  • ,
  • methamphetamine hydrochloride
  • ,
  • Methedrine
  • ,
  • meth
  • ,
  • deoxyephedrine
  • ,
  • chalk
  • ,
  • chicken feed
  • ,
  • crank
  • ,
  • glass
  • ,
  • ice
  • ,
  • shabu
  • ,
  • trash

6. A mirror

  • Usually a ladies' dressing mirror
    synonym:
  • looking glass
  • ,
  • glass

7. Glassware collectively

  • "She collected old glass"
    synonym:
  • glass

verb

1. Furnish with glass

  • "Glass the windows"
    synonym:
  • glass
  • ,
  • glaze

2. Scan (game in the forest) with binoculars

    synonym:
  • glass

3. Enclose with glass

  • "Glass in a porch"
    synonym:
  • glass
  • ,
  • glass in

4. Put in a glass container

    synonym:
  • glass

5. Become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance

  • "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored"
    synonym:
  • glaze
  • ,
  • glass
  • ,
  • glass over
  • ,
  • glaze over

Examples of using

You use a glass mirror to see your face: you use works of art to see your soul.
My glass is full.
Aluminium and glass are important materials in civil construction, even though not as important as steel and wood, for instance.