glassful glassful

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quantity a glass will hold

Usage(s):

  1. The glassful would be cold, for the freight cars were refrigerated.
  2. Horn playing is not normal breathing, and in two hours' playing time a horn will act as a condenser and easily catch a glassful of water from the lungs, sir, not spit!.
  3. The officer carefully pours a tiny glassful, drinks, and hands the glass and bottle first to the pfc.

News

  • Utah forecast: Hot, wet and sticky

    Hot, wet and sticky. That’s a recipe for Utah weather, not to be confused with the citrisy drink of that name served in a highball glassful of ice cubs. The Wasatch Front’s forecast for Friday, a mirror image of Thursday’s climatological predictions, calls for isolated thunderstorms and rain showers in the morning, afternoon and evening. High temperatures, though, will remain in the low- to mid ...
    on August 22, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  • "Centuries back, when the first Parsis arrived on the Gujarat coast, the then ruler sent them a glassful of milk indicating there was no space. The Parsis added sugar in the milk and sent it back, hinting that they would mingle with the locals....
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Narendra Modi Source: Economic Times

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