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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.


Similarsmooth


Antonymsrough, unsmooth

2. glassy (used of eyes) lacking liveliness


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


Synonymsglazed


Similarempty


Antonymsfull

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


Antonymsunglazed









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