Definition of glass

Definition of glass
  1. glass Noun A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
  2. glass Noun A vessel from which one drinks, especially one made of glass, plastic, or similar translucent or semi-translucent material.
  3. glass Noun The quantity of liquid contained in such a vessel.
  4. glass Noun Amorphous (non-crystalline) substance.
  5. glass Noun Glassware.
  6. glass Noun A mirror.
  7. glass Noun A magnifying glass or telescope.
  8. glass Noun The backboard.
  9. glass Noun The clear, protective screen surrounding a hockey rink.
  10. glass Noun A barometer.
  11. glass Verb To furnish with glass; to glaze.
  12. glass Verb To enclose with glass.
  13. glass Verb To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
  14. glass Verb To bombard an area with such intensity (nuclear bomb, fusion bomb, etc) as to melt the landscape into glass.
  15. glass Verb To view through an optical instrument such as binoculars
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