glass glass  /ɡ ˈlæs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small refracting telescope
  2. (n) 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
  3. (n) a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
  4. (n) glassware collectively
  5. (v) furnish with glass
  6. (v) scan (game in the forest) with binoculars
  7. (v) enclose with glass
  8. (v) put in a glass container
  9. (v) become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance
  10. (n) a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  11. (n) a container for holding liquids while drinking
  12. (n) the quantity a glass will hold

Usage(s):

  1. Children and animals that live in glassed houses are cheated of that ultraviolet part of the sun's light which helps the bones ossify.
  2. Seven years ago Alastair Pilkington, a glass expert, whose father Sir Harry is chief of Britain's great Pilkington glass company, was helping his wife wash dishes.
  3. His structures speak plainly of engineering, of struts and cables, white concrete pylons and keen-edged glass louvers.

News

  1. Google Glass search shown off in new video

    One of 20 searches from behind Glass. (Credit: Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET) This week Google's Project Glass team released a video demonstrating just how good the augmented reality specs are at what Google does best, search. Much of the hype around Glass has centered on its ability to capture a true first-person perspective (we've already seen the first marriage proposal through Glass), but the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Glass Earth Gold Retains Anne Robert to Manage Investor Relations

    Glass Earth Gold Limited is pleased to announce that it has retained the services of Anne Robert to manage investor relations activities. Based in Montreal, Canada, Anne Robert will monitor the Company's ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Glass factory withstands tests of time

    A Kokomo glass factory that is marking its 125th anniversary is celebrating the milestone with clients from around the world. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

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Quotes

  1. Sarah Palin once said on the 2008 campaign trail, "Hillary left eighteen million cracks in the highest, hardest glass ceiling, but it turns out the women of America aren't finished yet and we can shatter that glass ceiling once and for all."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: John McCain Source: Purdue Exponent

  2. "Although we weren't able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time, thanks to you, it's got about 18 million cracks in it," Clinton said -- a reference to the millions of voters who supported her in the primaries.
    on Jun 7, 2004 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Newsday

  3. "Hillary left 18 million cracks in the highest, hardest glass ceiling in America, but it turns out the women of America aren't finished yet, and we can shatter that glass ceiling once and for all," Ms. Palin said to huge applause.
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: New York Times

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