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glass [ gla:s] n.玻璃;玻璃杯

glass n. 玻璃杯;玻璃;(复)眼镜

减速玻璃(汽车) decelerating glass

Glass door hinge 玻璃门铰链

Glass cabinet 玻璃陈设柜

Glass case玻璃陈设柜

Glass unit and container 玻璃容器制品

Glass Factory 玻璃厂

Standard on Fire Test for Window and Glass Block Assemblies
窗户和玻璃镜片组装的防火性能的测试标准

Amber Glass Bottle 琥珀玻璃瓶

Float Glass 浮法玻璃

Glass Art 玻璃艺术品

Glass Basin 玻璃水槽

Glass Beads 玻璃珠

Glass Bottle 玻璃瓶

Glass Bottles 玻璃瓶

Glass Candle Holder 玻璃烛台

Glass Candleholder 玻璃烛台

Glass Canister 玻璃罐

Glass Canisters 玻璃储藏罐

Glass Chess 玻璃国际象棋

Glass Cups 玻璃杯

Glass Furniture 玻璃家具

Glass Jar 玻璃罐

Glass Lamp 玻璃灯

Glass Lamp Shade 玻璃灯罩

Glass Lid 玻璃盖子

Glass Mosaic Tile 玻璃马赛克

Glass Plate 玻璃碟子

Glass Products 玻璃产品

Glass Storage Jar 玻璃储物瓶

Glass Table 玻璃桌

Glass Tube 玻璃管

Glass Vase 玻璃花瓶

Glass Vases 玻璃花瓶

Glass Vial 药水瓶

Glass-to-Metal Seal 玻璃金属黏合剂

Reading Glasses 眼镜

Shot Glass 小酒杯

Stained Glass Lamp 彩色玻璃灯

Stained Glass Panel 彩色玻璃板

Tempered Glass Products 钢化玻璃产品

glass jar 玻璃瓶装

Glass door hinge 玻璃门铰链

stained glass window 彩色玻璃窗

glass 玻璃杯

粉丝 glass noodles

Glass fiber winding machine 玻璃纤维缠绕机

Glass wool 玻璃棉

Glass yarn 玻璃丝

玻璃丝消声器
glass pack muffler

玻璃滑槽 Glass Run

玻璃类 Glass

A glass of beer will refresh you.
喝杯啤酒能让你精神爽快。

My eye glasses need adjusting.
我的眼镜需要校准。

Lighten up, would you? She didn't mean to break the glass.
别生气了,行吗?她不是有意打碎瓶子的。

We often waste our time searching for keys, glasses and other small objects that are in continuous use.
我们常常浪费时间去找那些常用的东西,如钥匙、眼镜和其他小东西。

A greenhouse is a glass building in which you grow plants that need to be protected from bad weather.
所谓温室就是玻璃建筑,里面培植一些需要保护以免受坏天气侵袭的植物。

In a fit of rage, he broke the valuable glass.
盛怒之下,他把贵重的杯子摔破了。

All glass bottles which can't be filled again can be recycled.
凡是不能再装东西的瓶子都可再加以再生利用。

I had a leisurely glass of beer.
我慢悠悠地品了一杯啤酒。

It became fashionable to wear glasses.
那时戴眼镜成了时髦。

The full set consists of 12 glasses.
这一整套共12个杯子。

I can't think of his name, but he was a tall man with glasses.
我想不起他的名字了,不过他是个高个子,戴着一副眼镜。

The ice cubes in the bottom of her glass made a ringing sound as she drank.
她喝酒时, 杯子底部的冰块丁当作响。

He told us he had just started a new company and we raised our glasses to him.
他告诉我们他刚创办了一家公司,我们举杯向他祝福。

I think we should raise a glass to our hostess.
我想应该举杯向女主人祝福。

The glass panel is set in the center of the door.
玻璃板镶在门正中。

He told us he had just got a new job and we raised our glasses to him.
他告诉我们他刚刚找到新工作,我们举杯向他表示祝贺。

I raise my glass to the happy pair, wishing them a long life together and many children.
我为这一对幸福的人举杯,愿他们白头偕老,多子多孙。

She gave a glass of beer to the man and a toy rabbit to the boy, respectively.
她分别给了男人一杯啤酒,给了男孩一个玩具兔子。

I have a glass of milk and a bowl of wheat cereal every morning.
我每天早上喝一杯牛奶,吃一碗麦片。

She stepped delicately over the broken glass.
她小心翼翼地走过碎玻璃。

Where are my glasses?
我的眼镜在哪儿?

Do you know where I've put my glasses?
你知道我把眼镜搁哪儿了吗?

A small glass of whisky, please.
请来一小杯威士忌。

Don't cut your finger on the broken glass.
别让碎玻璃割伤你的手。

The car bumped and his forehead hit the glass.
汽车颠簸了一下,他的前额撞到了玻璃上。
He lost his way in the forest.
他在森林中迷路了。

Please bring this gentleman a glass of beer.
请给这位先生来杯啤酒。

The glasses glanced and twinkled in the firelight.
杯子在炉火照耀下闪闪发亮。

I cut my hand on some broken glass.
碎玻璃割伤了我的手。

He put down his glass.
他放下杯子。

The wet glass left a mark on the surface of the table.
湿杯子在桌面上留下一个痕迹。

Would you like a glass of milk?
想喝杯牛奶吗?

This piece of glass seems to be part of a lamp.
这片玻璃似乎是一盏灯的一部分。

I can't read small print without my glasses.
我不戴眼镜看不清小字体。

I need a pair of glasses.
我需要一副眼镜。

A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.
秋波送盲,白费痴情。

Credit, like a looking-glass, broken once, is gone, alas!
信誉像镜子,破碎无法补。

Fame is a magnifying glass.
名誉是放大镜。

He who lives in glass house should not throw stones.
正人先正己。

Look at the world through rose-coloured glasses.
对万事要乐观。

Nature is the glass reflecting truth.
大自然是反应真理的一面镜子。

The more women look in their glass, the less they look to their house.
妇女照镜越多,照管家务就越少。

Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
自己有短处,不要揭别人的短处。

A Can I help you?
A 您需要什么?
B I think I ate too much. Do you have anything for a bad stomach?
B 我想我吃得太多了。你们有治胃病的药吗?
A May I ask - do you have a pain in your stomach or a general stomach ache?
A 我可以问一下——你是胃痛还是肚子痛吗?
B I think I have a stomach ache.
B 我想我是胃痛。
A Then I recommend you take this. Twice a day. Take it with a glass of water.
A 那我就推荐你吃这个药。一天两次。用水服用。
B Thank you very much.
B 非常感谢。

A What do you think of the new Olympic buildings?
A 你觉得新建的奥运会场馆如何?
B I love the Olympic Swimming Center. It’s beautiful.
B 我非常喜欢奥林匹克游泳场馆。它真是太漂亮了。
A Yes, it’s just like a giant glass cube.
A 是的,它看起来像是一个巨大的玻璃立方体。
B It looks like it’s made of water!
B 它看上去像水做得一样!

Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover ev-erybody's face their own.
Jonathan Swift, British writer 
讽刺是一面镜子,观看者通常从中看到每一个人的面容却看不到自己。
英国作家斯威夫特J

玻璃杯 glass

玻璃 glass; putty

玻璃杯 glass

杯子 [bēi zi ] /cup/glass/

表蒙子 [biǎo méng zi ] /watch glass/crystal/

玻 [bō] /glass/

玻璃 [bō li ] /glass/nylon/plastic/

不碎玻璃 [bù suì bō li ] /shatterproof or safety glass/

碴 [chá] /fault/glass fragment/quarrel/

戴 [dài] /to put on/to respect/to bear/to support/wear (glasses, hat, gloves)/

璃 [lí] /colored glaze/glass/

磨砂 [mó shā] /frosted (e.g. glass)/

{adj: Venetian} of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people
"Venetian glass"
"Venetian canals"

{adj: annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing} causing irritation or annoyance
"tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"
"aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"
"found it galling to have to ask permission"
"an irritating delay"
"nettlesome paperwork"
"a pesky mosquito"
"swarms of pestering gnats"
"a plaguey newfangled safety catch"
"a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"
"a vexatious child"
"it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"

{adj: blebbed, blebby} (of glass or quartzite) marred by small bubbles or small particles of foreign material

{adj: blown} (of glass) formed by forcing air into a molten ball
"blown glass"

{adj: bright, burnished, lustrous, shining, shiny} made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
"bright silver candlesticks"
"a burnished brass knocker"
"she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"
"rows of shining glasses"
"shiny black patents"

{adj: brittle, brickle, brickly} having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
"brittle bones"
"glass is brittle"
"`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal"

{adj: brittle, unannealed} (of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured

{adj: bulletproof} not penetrable by bullets
"bulletproof glass"
"bulletproof vest"

{adj: cast} (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold

{adj: chief, main, primary, principal} most important element
"the chief aim of living"
"the main doors were of solid glass"
"the principal rivers of America"
"the principal example"
"policemen were primary targets"

{adj: clear} free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through
"clear water"
"clear plastic bags"
"clear glass"
"the air is clear and clean"
<-> opaque

{adj: clinking} like the light sharp ringing sound of glasses being tapped

{adj: corrected} having something undesirable neutralized
"with glasses her corrected vision was 20:20"
<-> uncorrected

{adj: cut, gashed, slashed} wounded by cutting deeply
"got a gashed arm in a knife fight"
"had a slashed cheek from the broken glass"

{adj: dark} (used of color) having a dark hue
"dark green"
"dark glasses"
"dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
<-> light

{adj: ductile, malleable, pliable, pliant, tensile, tractile} capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
"ductile copper"
"malleable metals such as gold"
"they soaked the leather to made it pliable"
"pliant molten glass"
"made of highly tensile steel alloy"

{adj: empty} holding or containing nothing
"an empty glass"
"an empty room"
"full of empty seats"
"empty hours"
<-> full

{adj: evacuated} emptied by being pumped out or having a vacuum created
"a highly evacuated glass tube"

{adj: focused} of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) adjusted to produce a clear image

{adj: frosted} (of glass) having a roughened coating resembling frost
"frosted glass"

{adj: frosty, rimed, rimy} covered with frost
"a frosty glass"
"hedgerows were rimed and stiff with frost"-Wm.Faulkner

{adj: full} containing as much or as many as is possible or normal
"a full glass"
"a sky full of stars"
"a full life"
"the auditorium was full to overflowing"
<-> empty

{adj: glass-like} resembling glass

{adj: glassy} resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness
"the glassy surface of the lake"
"the pavement was...glassy with water"- Willa Cather

{adj: glazed, glassed} fitted or covered with glass
"four glazed walls"
<-> unglazed

{adj: horn-rimmed} having the frame made of horn or tortoise shell or plastic that simulates either
"horn-rimmed glasses"

{adj: hyaline, hyaloid} resembling glass in transparency or translucency
"the morning is as clear as diamond or as hyaline"-Sacheverell Sitwell

{adj: in hand} accessible at the present time
"waited for supper...glasses in hand"

{adj: leaded} (of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead
"leaded windowpanes"

{adj: milky, milklike, whitish} resembling milk in color or cloudiness; not clear
"milky glass"

{adj: mosaic, tessellated} decorated with small pieces of colored glass or stone fitted together
"a mosaic floor"
"a tessellated pavement"

{adj: occasional} occurring from time to time
"took an occasional glass of wine"

{adj: rimless} lacking a rim or frame
"rimless glasses"
<-> rimmed

{adj: rimmed} having a rim or a rim of a specified kind
"do you wear rimmed or rimless glasses?"
<-> rimless

{adj: rose-colored, rosy} reflecting optimism
"a rosy future"
"looked at the world through rose-colored glasses"

{adj: subaqueous, subaquatic, submerged, submersed, underwater} growing or remaining under water
"viewing subaqueous fauna from a glass-bottomed boat"
"submerged leaves"

{adj: taped} secured or held in place by tape
"carefully taped pieces of glass served as a windowpane"

{adj: tempered, treated, hardened, toughened} made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
"a sword of tempered steel"
"tempered glass"
<-> untempered

{adj: unfrosted} (of glass) lacking a frosted coating
"unfrosted light bulbs"

{adj: unglazed, glassless} not furnished with glass
"windows were unglazed to admit as much light and air as possible"
<-> glazed

{adj: vitreous} relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass
"vitreous rocks"
"vitreous silica"

{adj: volcanic} igneous rock produced by eruption and solidified on or near the earth's surface; rhyolite or andesite or basalt
"volcanic rock includes the volcanic glass obsidian"

{adv: close up, at close range} very close
"without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"
"even firing at close range he missed"

{adv: frothily} in a frothy manner
"the champagne poured frothily into the glasses"

{adv: mournfully} in a mournful manner
"the young man stared into his glass mournfully"

{adv: sternly, severely} with sternness; in a severe manner
"`No,' she said sternly"
"peered severely over her glasses"

{adv: transparently} so as to allow the passage of light
"the red brilliance of the claret shines transparently in our glasses"

{n: Madeira cake, Madeira sponge} a rich sponge cake with close texture; intended to be eaten with a glass of Madeira wine

{n: Mason jar} a glass jar with an air-tight screw top; used in home canning

{n: Mies Van Der Rohe, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe} United States architect (born in Germany) who built unornamented steel frame and glass skyscrapers (1886-1969)

{n: Ophisaurus, genus Ophisaurus} glass lizards

{n: Pyrex} a borosilicate glass with a low coefficient of expansion; used for heat-resistant glassware in cooking and chemistry

{n: Tiffany glass} a kind of opalescent colored glass that was used in the early 1900s for stained-glass windows and lamps

{n: Tiffany, Louis Comfort Tiffany} United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)

{n: Venetian glass} fine glassware made near Venice

{n: Waterford} a port city in southern Ireland; famous for glass industry

{n: alcohol thermometer, alcohol-in-glass thermometer} thermometer consisting of a glass capillary tube marked with degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit and containing alcohol which rises or falls as it expands or contracts with changes in temperature

{n: arsenic, arsenic trioxide, arsenous anhydride, arsenous oxide, white arsenic, ratsbane} a white powdered poisonous trioxide of arsenic; used in manufacturing glass and as a pesticide (rat poison) and weed killer

{n: beaker} a flatbottomed jar made of glass or plastic; used for chemistry

{n: beer glass} a relatively large glass for serving beer

{n: beer mat} a drip mat placed under a glass of beer

{n: bell jar, bell glass} a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases

{n: berlin} a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats

{n: binoculars, field glasses, opera glasses} an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes

{n: boric acid, orthoboric acid} a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative

{n: bottle collection} a collection of bottles
"her bottle collection is arranged on glass shelves in the window"

{n: bottle} a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped

{n: bridge} the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose
"her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"

{n: bubble} a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic

{n: bugle} a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothing for decoration

{n: bumper} a glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast)
"we quaffed a bumper of ale"

{n: burette, buret} measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration

{n: case, display case, showcase, vitrine} a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

{n: cash bar} a counter at a large party where you can purchase drinks by the glass

{n: cheval glass} a full length mirror mounted in a frame in which it can be tilted

{n: china cabinet, china closet} a cabinet (usually with glass doors) for storing and displaying china

{n: clinical thermometer, mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer} a mercury thermometer designed to measure the temperature of the human body; graduated to cover a range a few degrees on either side of the normal body temperature

{n: coaster} a covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle)

{n: cold frame} protective covering consisting of a wooden frame with a glass top in which small plants are protected from the cold

{n: collotype, collotype printing, photogelatin process} a photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors

{n: column, chromatography column} a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands

{n: contact, contact lens} a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication

{n: control tower} a tower with an elevated workspace enclosed in glass for the visual observation of aircraft around an airport

{n: correction} treatment of a specific defect
"the correction of his vision with eye glasses"

{n: cover glass, cover slip} a small and very thing piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide

{n: crown glass} a glass blown into a globe which is later flattened and spun to form a disk

{n: crown lens} a lens made of optical crown glass

{n: crystal ball} a glass or crystal globe used in crystal gazing by fortunetellers

{n: crystal, watch crystal, watch glass} a protective cover that protects the face of a watch

{n: cup, loving cup} a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition
"the school kept the cups is a special glass case"

{n: cut glass} glass decorated by cutting or grinding facets

{n: dasymeter} densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density

{n: decal, decalcomania} the art of transfering designs from specially prepared paper to a wood or glass or metal surface

{n: double glazing} a window with two panes of glass and a space between them; reduces heat and noise transmission through the window

{n: drip mat} a small mat placed under a glass to protect a surface from condensation

{n: dry plate, dry plate process} a former photographic method that used a glass plate coated with a light-sensitive gelatinous emulsion

{n: electric-discharge lamp, gas-discharge lamp} an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube

{n: enamel} a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

{n: erythrite, cobalt bloom} a reddish mineral consisting of hydrated cobalt arsenate in monoclinic crystalline form and used in coloring glass; usually found in veins bearing cobalt and arsenic

{n: eudiometer} measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube for measuring volume changes in chemical reactions between gases

{n: fiber optics, fiberoptics, fibre optics, fibreoptics} the transmission of light signals via glass fibers

{n: fiberglass, fibreglass} a covering material made of glass fibers in resins

{n: field glass, glass, spyglass} a small refracting telescope

{n: flute, flute glass, champagne flute} a tall narrow wineglass

{n: foliation} the work of coating glass with metal foil

{n: glass ceiling} a ceiling based on attitudinal or organizational bias in the work force that prevents minorities and women from advancing to leadership positions

{n: glass cutter, glass-cutter, glassworker, glazier, glazer} someone who cuts flat glass to size

{n: glass cutter, glass-cutter} someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass

{n: glass cutter} a tool for cutting glass

{n: glass eye} prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass

{n: glass lizard, glass snake, joint snake} snakelike lizard of Europe and Asia and North America with vestigial hind limbs and the ability to regenerate its long fragile tail

{n: glass sponge} a siliceous sponge (with glassy spicules) of the class Hyalospongiae

{n: glass wool} glass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool

{n: glass, drinking glass} a container for holding liquids while drinking

{n: glass, glassful} the quantity a glass will hold

{n: glassblower} someone skilled in blowing bottles from molten glass

{n: glasses case} a case for carrying spectacles

{n: glassmaker} someone who makes glass

{n: glassware, glasswork} an article of tableware made of glass

{n: glassworks} a workplace where glass is made

{n: glasswort, samphire, Salicornia europaea} fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass

{n: glass} a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure

{n: glass} glassware collectively
"She collected old glass"

{n: goblet} a drinking glass with a base and stem

{n: graduate} a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts

{n: greenhouse, nursery, glasshouse} a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions

{n: grisaille} chiaroscuro painting or stained glass etc., in shades of grey imitating the effect of relief

{n: ground glass} glass that diffuses light due to a rough surface produced by abrasion or etching

{n: ground glass} particulate glass made by grinding and used as an abrasive

{n: hand glass, hand mirror} a mirror intended to be held in the hand

{n: hand glass, simple microscope, magnifying glass} light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is used to produce an enlarged image
"the magnifying glass was invented by Roger Bacon in 1250"

{n: highball glass} a tall glass for serving highballs

{n: highball} a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass

{n: hotbed} a bed of earth covered with glass and heated by rotting manure to promote the growth of plants

{n: hurricane lamp, hurricane lantern, tornado lantern, storm lantern, storm lamp} an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney

{n: insulator, dielectric, nonconductor} a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
<-> conductor

{n: jeweler's glass} an optical instrument used by jewelers; has one or more lenses and is used to view features not readily seen

{n: kaleidoscope} an optical toy in a tube; it produces symmetrical patterns as bits of colored glass are reflected by mirrors

{n: lamp chimney, chimney} a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp

{n: lead glass} glass containing lead oxide; has a high refractive index

{n: light bulb, lightbulb, bulb, incandescent lamp, electric light, electric-light bulb} electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

{n: light, visible light, visible radiation} (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
"the light was filtered through a soft glass window"

{n: liqueur glass} a small glass for serving a small amount of liqueur (typically after dinner)

{n: lithium carbonate, Lithane, Lithonate, Eskalith} a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder

{n: looking glass tree, Heritiera macrophylla} large evergreen tree of India and Burma whose leaves are silvery beneath

{n: looking glass, glass} a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror

{n: looking-glass plant, Heritiera littoralis} small tree of coastal regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath

{n: loupe, jeweler's loupe} small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists

{n: louvered window, jalousie} a window with glass louvers

{n: marbles} a children's game played with little balls made of a hard substance (as glass)

{n: marble} a small ball of glass that is used in various games

{n: mercury thermometer, mercury-in-glass thermometer} thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit; mercury expands with a rise in temperature causing a thin thread of mercury to rise in the tube

{n: methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, glass, ice, shabu, trash} 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

{n: mosaic} art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass

{n: natural glass} magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly

{n: objective, objective lens, object lens, object glass} the lens or system of lenses in a telescope or microscope that is nearest the object being viewed

{n: obsidian} acid or granitic glass formed by the rapid cooling of lava without crystallization; usually dark, but transparent in thin pieces

{n: opal glass, milk glass} a milky white translucent or opaque glass

{n: optical crown, crown glass, optical crown glass} optical glass of low dispersion and low refractive index

{n: optical fiber, glass fiber, optical fibre, glass fibre} a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images

{n: optical flint, flint glass} optical glass of high dispersion and high refractive index

{n: optical glass} clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index; used to make lenses

{n: optician, lens maker} a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision

{n: optometrist, oculist} a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses

{n: pane, pane of glass, window glass} sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors

{n: parfait glass} a tall slender glass with a short stem in which parfait is served

{n: peepshow, raree-show} an exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass

{n: pheasant under glass} a dish of roast pheasant served in a manner characteristic of expensive restaurants

{n: pier glass, pier mirror} a large mirror between two windows

{n: pier table} a low table set below a pier glass

{n: pipet, pipette} measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube

{n: pitchstone} dark acid granitic glass

{n: plate glass, sheet glass} glass formed into large thin sheets

{n: plate, photographic plate} a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded

{n: plate} a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

{n: polymethyl methacrylate} a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass

{n: potassium carbonate} a white salt (K2CO3) that is basic in solution; used to make glass and cleansing agents

{n: powdered mustard, dry mustard} a substance such that one to three tablespoons dissolved in a glass of warm water is a homemade emetic

{n: prism, optical prism} optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image

{n: propagator} someone who propagates plants (as under glass)

{n: pumice, pumice stone} a light glass formed on the surface of some lavas; used as an abrasive

{n: putty} a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass

{n: quarterlight} car window consisting of a small pivoted glass vent in the door of a car

{n: quartz glass, quartz, vitreous silica, lechatelierite, crystal} colorless glass made of almost pure silica

{n: quartz lamp} a mercury-vapor lamp that is enclosed in a quartz container instead of a glass container

{n: red lead, minium} a reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics

{n: rhinestone} an imitation diamond made from rock crystal or glass or paste

{n: rummer} a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toasts

{n: safety glass, laminated glass, shatterproof glass} glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering

{n: sarcasm, irony, satire, caustic remark} witty language used to convey insults or scorn
"he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"
"irony is wasted on the stupid"
"Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift

{n: schooner} a large beer glass

{n: seidel} a glass for beer

{n: shot glass, jigger, pony} a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey

{n: slide, microscope slide} a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study

{n: small print, fine print} material printed in small type
"he needed his glasses in order to read the fine print"

{n: smear, cytologic smear, cytosmear} a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope

{n: snifter, brandy snifter, brandy glass} a globular glass with a small top; used for serving brandy

{n: sodium carbonate, washing soda, sal soda, soda ash, soda} a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper

{n: sodium sulphate, sodium sulfate} a solid white bitter salt used in manufacturing glass and paper and dyes and pharmaceuticals

{n: soft glass} glass having a relatively low softening point

{n: solar house} a house designed to use solar radiation for heating; usually has large areas of glass in front of heat-absorbing materials

{n: soluble glass, water glass, sodium silicate} a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs

{n: spectacles, specs, eyeglasses, glasses} optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision

{n: splinter, sliver} a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
"he got a splinter in his finger"
"it broke into slivers"

{n: stained glass} glass that has been colored in some way; used for church windows

{n: stained-glass window} a window made of stained glass

{n: sun parlor, sun parlour, sun porch, sunporch, sunroom, sun lounge, solarium} a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun

{n: sunglasses, dark glasses, shades} spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun
"he was wearing a pair of mirrored shades"


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