glasses : Definition, Usages, News and More

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g la suhz

  • n  optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
  • n  a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • n  a container for holding liquids while drinking
  • n  the quantity a glass will hold
  • n  a small refracting telescope
  • 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
  • n  a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
  • n  glassware collectively
  • v  furnish with glass
  • v  scan (game in the forest) with binoculars
  • v  enclose with glass
  • v  put in a glass container
  • v  become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance

  • I have to say that when I saw Spy Kids 3D, the glasses kept slipping down my nose.
  • The glasses required are apparently different than your standard 3D glasses, but worry not.
  • Glasses over your glasses would make you "six eyes.
News & Articles


  • Kobe Bryant in San Jose Mercury News
    He took his glasses off, threw his head back and soaked it all in, because this is a special time,Bryant said. "For us to be the team that got him that historic 10th championship is special for us."
  • Amy Poehler in Philadelphia Daily News
    I scratched and clawed through mud and barbed wire and you just glided in on a dogsled wearing your pageant sash and your Tina Fey glasses,Poehler said at one point.
  • Placido Domingo in International Herald Tribune
    There seems to be a stigma about being hard-of-hearing,Domingo told the AP. "Let's consider the difference between seeing trouble and hearing trouble. No one gives a second thought to wearing glasses in order to improve sight, but too many...

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