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Noun: glasses  glã-siz
  1. Optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
    - spectacles, specs, eyeglasses [N. Amer]
Noun: glass  glãs
  1. A brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
     
  2. A container for holding liquids while drinking
    - drinking glass
     
  3. The quantity a glass will hold
    - glassful
     
  4. A small refracting telescope
    - field glass, spyglass
     
  5. 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
    - methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, ice, shabu, trash, crystal meth
     
  6. A mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
    - looking glass
     
  7. Glassware collectively
    "She collected old glass"
Verb: glass  glãs
  1. Furnish with glass
    "glass the windows";
    - glaze
     
  2. Scan (game in the forest) with binoculars
     
  3. Enclose with glass
    "glass in a porch";
    - glass in
     
  4. Put in a glass container
     
  5. Become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance
    "Her eyes glass over when she is bored";
    - glaze, glass over, glaze over
     
  6. [Brit] Hit with a glass, particularly in the face

Type of: amphetamine, change, close in, container, containerful, controlled substance, enclose, furnish, glassware, glasswork, inclose, insert, introduce, mirror, optical instrument, pep pill, provide, put in, refracting telescope, render, scan, shut in, solid, speed, stick in, supply, upper

Part of: frame, glassware, glasswork, plate glass, sheet glass

Encyclopedia: Glasses

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