Glass

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Glass Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a small refracting telescope
  • a glass container for holding liquids while drinking
  • glassware collectively; "She collected old glass"
  • a mirror; usually a ladies'' dressing mirror
  • amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
  • the quantity a glass will hold
  • a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored"
  • put in a glass container
  • enclose with glass; "glass in a porch"
  • scan (game in the forest) with binoculars
  • furnish with glass; "glass the windows"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure ,
  • a container for holding liquids while drinking ,
  • the quantity a glass will hold ,
  • a small refracting telescope ,
  • 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 ,
  • a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror ,
  • glassware collectively; "She collected old glass"

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Glass Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Glass is a hard material that can be made in many shapes. It is usually transparent, but it can also be made in colours. Glass is mainly made of silica (sand is an example).

Glass used to make windows and bottles are made of a specific type called soda-lime glass, composed of about 75% silicon dioxide (SiO2), sodium oxide (Na2O) from sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), calcium oxide, also called lime (CaO), and several minor additives.

By changing the proportions, and adding different ingredients, many kinds of glass can be made. Coloured glass is made by adding small amounts of metal oxides. For example, a blue colour is given by tiny amounts of cobalt oxide.

Crystal glass is made by adding lead and zinc oxides. It is not actually a crystal because all glass is a non-crystalline solid. Crystal glass is called cut glass if it has been cut by hand:



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* Nursing Home Orderly You can trouble me for a warm glass of shut-the-hell-up. Now, you will go to sleep or I will put you to sleep. Check out the name tag. You're in my world now, grandma. - Happy Gilmore

* Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed. - Buddha

* Bo There's a monster outside my room, can I have a glass of water - Signs


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