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Definition 1: a container made of glass for holding liquids while drinking - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for glass in the sense of this definition

(glass is a kind of ...) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

(... is a kind of glass ) a relatively large glass for serving beer

(... is a kind of glass ) a glass that has a stem and in which wine is served

(... is a kind of glass ) a glass for drinking water

(... is a kind of glass ) a glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom

(... is a kind of glass ) a globular glass with a small top; used for serving brandy

(... is a kind of glass ) a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey

(... is a kind of glass ) a glass for beer

(... is a kind of glass ) a large beer glass

(... is a kind of glass ) a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toasts

(... is a kind of glass ) a tall slender glass with a short stem in which parfait is served

(... is a kind of glass ) a small glass for serving a small amount of liqueur (typically after dinner)

(... is a kind of glass ) a tall glass for serving highballs

(... is a kind of glass ) a drinking glass with a base and stem

(... is a kind of glass ) a glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast)

"we quaffed a bumper of ale"

(glass is a part of ...) a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure

Definition 2: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for glass in the sense of this definition

(glass is a kind of ...) a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

(glass is a kind of ...) a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law

Definition 3: a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for glass in the sense of this definition

(glass is a kind of ...) polished surface that forms images by reflecting light

Definition 4: a small refracting telescope - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for glass in the sense of this definition

(glass is a kind of ...) optical telescope that has a large convex lens that produces an image that is viewed through the eyepiece

Definition 5: glassware collectively - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where glass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She collected old glass

(glass is a kind of ...) an article of tableware made of glass

Definition 6: the quantity a glass will hold - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for glass in the sense of this definition

(glass is a kind of ...) the quantity that a container will hold

Definition 7: a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure - [noun denoting substance]

(glass is a kind of ...) matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure

(... is a kind of glass ) a borosilicate glass with a low coefficient of expansion; used for heat-resistant glassware in cooking and chemistry

(... is a kind of glass ) a glass that contains a layer of wire netting in it

(... is a kind of glass ) glass that has been colored in some way; used for church windows

(... is a kind of glass ) a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs

(... is a kind of glass ) glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering

(... is a kind of glass ) glass containing lead oxide; has a high refractive index

(... is a kind of glass ) particulate glass made by grinding and used as an abrasive

(... is a kind of glass ) glass that diffuses light due to a rough surface produced by abrasion or etching

(... is a kind of glass ) glass having a relatively low softening point

(... is a kind of glass ) a glass blown into a globe which is later flattened and spun to form a disk

(... is a kind of glass ) clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index; used to make lenses

(... is a kind of glass ) a milky white translucent or opaque glass

(... is a kind of glass ) magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly

(... is part of glass) a container made of glass for holding liquids while drinking

(... is made of the substance glass) glass formed into large thin sheets

(... is made of the substance glass) an article of tableware made of glass

Definition 8: become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance - [verb of change]

Samples where glass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her eyes glaze over when she is bored

Synonyms for glass in the sense of this definition

(glass is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 9: put in a glass container - [verb of change]

(glass is a kind of ...) place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

"Insert your ticket here"

Definition 10: enclose with glass - [verb of contact]

Samples where glass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glass in a porch

Synonyms for glass in the sense of this definition

(glass is a kind of ...) surround completely

"Darkness enclosed him" "They closed in the porch with a fence"

Definition 11: scan (game in the forest) with binoculars - [verb of perception]

(glass is a kind of ...) examine minutely or intensely

"the surgeon scanned the X-ray"

Definition 12: furnish with glass - [verb of possession]

Samples where glass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glass the windows

Synonyms for glass in the sense of this definition

(glass is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(... is a kind of glass ) provide with two sheets of glass

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