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Noun: glasses  glã-siz
  1. (plural) 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 made of glass for holding liquids while drinking
    - drinking glass
  3. The quantity a glass will hold
    - glassful
  4. A small refracting telescope
    - field glass, spyglass
  5. [informal] 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 [informal], deoxyephedrine, chalk [informal], crank [informal], ice [informal], shabu [Asia, informal], trash [informal], gak [informal], 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, offer, optical instrument, pep pill [informal], provide, put in, refracting telescope, render, scan, shut in, solid, speed [informal], stick in, supply, upper [informal]

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

Encyclopedia: Glasses

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