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English noun: glass

1. glass (substance) a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure


Broader (hypernym)solid


Narrower (hyponym)crown glass, ground glass, ground glass, laminated glass, lead glass, milk glass, natural glass, opal glass, optical glass, Pyrex, safety glass, shatterproof glass, sodium silicate, soft glass, soluble glass, stained glass, water glass, wire glass


Part meronymdrinking glass, glass


Substance meronymglassware, glasswork, plate glass, sheet glass

2. glass (artifact) a container for holding liquids while drinking


Synonymsdrinking glass


Broader (hypernym)container


Narrower (hyponym)beer glass, brandy glass, brandy snifter, bumper, goblet, highball glass, jigger, liqueur glass, parfait glass, pony, rummer, schooner, seidel, shot glass, snifter, tumbler, water glass, wineglass


Part holonymglass

3. glass (quantity) the quantity a glass will hold


Synonymsglassful


Broader (hypernym)containerful

4. glass (artifact) a small refracting telescope


Synonymsfield glass, spyglass


Broader (hypernym)refracting telescope

5. glass (artifact) 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


Synonymschalk, chicken feed, crank, deoxyephedrine, ice, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu, trash


Broader (hypernym)amphetamine, controlled substance, pep pill, speed, upper

6. glass (artifact) a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror


Synonymslooking glass


Broader (hypernym)mirror

7. glass (artifact) glassware collectively


SamplesShe collected old glass.


Broader (hypernym)glassware, glasswork


English verb: glass

1. glass (possession) furnish with glass


SamplesGlass the windows.


Synonymsglaze


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply


Narrower (hyponym)double-glaze

2. glass (perception) scan (game in the forest) with binoculars


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)scan

3. glass (contact) enclose with glass


SamplesGlass in a porch.


Synonymsglass in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)close in, enclose, inclose, shut in

4. glass (change) put in a glass container


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)enclose, inclose, insert, introduce, put in, stick in

5. glass (change) become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance


SamplesHer eyes glaze over when she is bored.


Synonymsglass over, glaze, glaze over


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change









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