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English adjective: glassy

1. glassy resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness

SamplesThe glassy surface of the lake.
The pavement was...glassy with water.


Antonymsrough, unsmooth

2. glassy (used of eyes) lacking liveliness

SamplesEmpty eyes.
A glassy stare.
His eyes were glazed over with boredom.




3. glassy (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it

SamplesGlazed pottery.
Glassy porcelain.
Hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures.

Synonymsvitreous, vitrified

Similarglazed, shiny

Domain categoryceramics


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