Meaning of GLASS in English

GLASS

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a beer glass

He raised his beer glass and said 'Cheers!'

a glass of milk

Would you like a glass of milk?

a glass of water

She poured herself a glass of water.

a glass of wine

I poured myself a glass of wine.

a plastic/glass/metal etc container

A lot of food is sold in plastic containers.

a stained glass window (= made of pieces of coloured glass )

The church has fine medieval stained glass windows.

a stamp/coin/book/glass etc collection

an impressive Roman coin collection

a wooden/china/glass etc bowl

I broke a china bowl.

blow glass (= shape glass by blowing into it when it is very hot and soft )

can/bottle/glass etc of lager

a pint of lager

cut glass

a cut glass decanter

dark glasses

emptied her glass (= drank all the liquid left in it )

Ruth emptied her glass in one gulp.

field glasses

glass ceiling

Goodhue shattered the glass ceiling as the first female publisher at Time Inc.

glass fibre

ground glass

looking glass

magnifying glass

pair of trousers/scissors/glasses etc

two pairs of jeans

a pair of black tights

plate glass

safety glass

sheet...glass

a sheet of glass

smoked glass

stained glass

stained glass windows

wine glass

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

big

Try saying big glass as you would say big game and then as you would say big deal.

Not only a question about the big glass .

A big , foaming glass of... sulfur.

Loved for his big glasses and silly grin, he mastered the art of playing guitar while walking in circles.

By squinting or using a big magnifying glass .

So is that what the big glass is perhaps?

broken

There was glass - broken glass I got cut ... but ... Come on.

You gon na repay the fines, mend the broken glass ?

You may not, however, top your wall with broken glass or barbed wire without the consent of your local authority.

Cath from T-shirts is on crutches after treading barefoot on broken glass trying to break up a skinhead brawl.

He was shovelling up the broken glass on to a piece of cardboard.

It stuck, only a third open, wedged on broken glass on the floor.

Ensure broken glass and other sharp items are thoroughly wrapped or left in a marked open box.

dark

Behind them in a doorway is a man wearing plain clothes and dark glasses .

Meticulously she tied a scarf around her head and put on a pair of dark glasses .

Method: Funnel the grapeseed oil into a dark glass bottle, add the essential oils and shake well.

For a long time I wore dark glasses .

He put on his dark glasses as he crossed the other carpark, the one reserved for major executives.

The dark glasses were the final straw as far as my schoolmates were concerned.

He is walking about Nice with dark glasses and bruises.

He was an interesting guy, last name Konno, with wavy hair and dark glasses .

empty

Mary waggled an almost empty glass at them.

Impatiently he signaled for another drink, scooping the air over his empty glass .

He picked up Dougal's empty glass and elbowed through the crowd at the bar.

Heather flung her empty glass at the wall.

It started in Fat Harry's, long after the nominal closing time, across a table littered with empty glasses .

Emmons said into his empty brandy glass .

Yanto took the empty glasses back through to the main bar.

large

Harvey waved from the balcony and dropped ice cubes into a large glass .

She had tinted blond hair, large glasses , a blue dress cinched at the waist by a wide glossy belt.

The Calvados I quickly, but politely, declined and accepted a large glass of cider.

Windows are larger , stained glass richer, tracery more complex.

There were several plates of tap as on the table between them and Dale had a large glass of red wine.

Merrill sat back, enjoying the warmth of the sun through the large glass windows.

We drank claret out of large glasses .

small

These will rapidly solidify to form small beads of glass , a type of solid with a disorderly molecular arrangement.

Biologist Linda Leigh would later spend three weeks in the small glass shed.

Arthur brought him a small glass with whisky in it and set it down in front of him.

In his dark-brown suit, he looked tall and very thin, and he wore a brown toupee and small rim1ess glasses .

By the side of a registration book stood a tray on which rested a bottle of Scotch and four small glasses .

At this point Illingworth returned, carrying a small box with glass sides.

Mr Pullinger placed the chain on a black velvet cushion before closely studying the stones through a small eye glass .

This had small panes of glass set in a large cast-iron frame.

stained

The people of Fairford can now enjoy a fresh glimpse of another of their unique stained glass windows, fully restored.

Subsequently, St Mark's has received many enrichments in the form of stained glass , memorials and other fittings.

His greatest holiday delight was to view old churches and their stained glass .

There are extensive records on nineteenth-century stained glass .

Windows are larger, stained glass richer, tracery more complex.

The light gave butterflies wings of stained glass .

The best of the decoration is certainly the stained glass in some of the side-chapels.

wine

Within minutes she came back holding a wine glass and said to him, ` Drink that.

When you are drinking for flavor, not quantity, a wine glass works so much better.

You also get a commemorative wine glass .

Just forget about anyone wheeling a linen-covered table into your room with plates, silverware, wine glasses and ice buckets.

I finished off the wine in my glass and added Cutty Sark.

In the warm yellow light of the dining car windows I caught a glimpse of a woman raising a wine glass .

On the table were a bottle of wine and four glasses .

■ NOUN

case

A week later he re-emerged sitting inside a glass case .

And the sake looks particularly good behind the lighted, eye-level glass case .

There were objects in glass cases , lengthy labels in tiny print, subdued lighting and great echoing halls.

The glass cases are clouded with dust.

Eloise opened the glass case and adjusted the minute hand until both golden hands were on the twelve numeral.

There were framed photographs and testimonials on the panelled walls, and some bits of polished machinery in a glass case .

She stands quietly, to the side of a tall glass case .

champagne

But headmistress Helen Williams won't be reaching for the champagne glasses or festive bunting.

And suddenly she felt as stiff and cold and fragile as the champagne glass that was clutched in her shaking hand.

Her long fingernails clacked against the rim of a champagne glass .

Emil told me to collect the champagne glasses , pour the water and put a pot of breadsticks on each table.

Figuratively or otherwise, they go rather well with the Schroeder hollow-stemmed champagne glasses .

The heroine collects champagne glasses , and recommends the drink as a diuretic.

Both the Manhattan and martini are served here in delicate vessels that are shaped like old-fashioned champagne glasses .

door

On the opposite side, daylight shone through glass doors .

The automatic glass doors closed behind me with a sharp sucking sound.

The Gyroflo oven has Ticene linings as standard and the glass door has an in-built viewing panel.

Eastlake furniture, and the plain new book-cases without glass doors .

The vast restaurant area allows us a complicated exit choice of at least fifty yards of glass door frontage.

I tapped on the glass door and waved at Jen.

A glance through the plate glass doors of the supermarket itself sent her heart plummeting to her boots.

Untraveledroadie: You and only you see the sliding glass door in me.

fibre

His flying saucer, however, is made of glass fibre and runs on compressed air.

During the summer, he had insulated the roof by filling the areas between the joists with glass fibre wool.

Rockwool mineral wool in blanket form is an effective alternative to glass fibre .

The handles are made from nylon-reinforced glass fibre for extra strength.

Left: Typical of the rigid frame using glass fibre tubing on the earlier steerable deltas is seen on this example.

Below: The range of glass fibre tubing, in this case moulded in various colours.

It must be borne in mind that more copper equates to more adhesive holding the copper foil on to the glass fibre panel.

Leak-Fix seals leaks in tanks made of steel, copper, lead, aluminium and glass fibre .

plate

Inside appeared a dark labyrinth of ravaged shelves behind plate glass still festooned with the posters advertising special Christmas bargains.

Glass in gorgeous colors, and glass in workaday sheets of homely pale-green plate glass.

A glance through the plate glass doors of the supermarket itself sent her heart plummeting to her boots.

Those that had iron gratings locked them across the plate glass .

Lucy walked up the fight of steps; the plate glass doors slid open electronically as she crossed the beam.

On Halloween, children come and paint the plate glass window.

Bodie flung himself to the window-sill, leaning hard up against the plate glass and searching to right and left of the playground.

A pair of wide plate glass windows peer into an Alician wonderland of exotic beings.

water

A young man sat slumped there, his index finger hooked down into his water glass , stirring the ice cubes around.

Charpois would be brought, trays of water glasses , sometimes tea.

Knife first at your right, water glass centered on its tip, one inch away.

They drank brandy out of water glasses , made jokes about death, illness, and the sufferings of animals and humans.

For Los Angeles to take their water to fill their washtubs and water glasses was one thing.

Three waiters descended on the table, filling water glasses , adjusting silverware and plates.

A virtuoso could do that with water glasses !

The busboy rushes to refill my water glass after every sip.

window

The people of Fairford can now enjoy a fresh glimpse of another of their unique stained glass windows , fully restored.

Riney decided to make a run for it and escaped, crashing through a glass window in the process.

Maxwell spent £350,000 on the house, installing a stained glass window and glitzy Fifties Neptune statue in the hall.

They lift their eyes to the darkened stained-glass windows and begin to sing.

The buildings and monuments mentioned on the list include: The stained glass windows of Sarajevo Cathedral.

Rays of afternoon light poured through the stained glass windows , drenching the sanctuary with splashes of color.

A stained glass window was recently kicked in - causing fifteen hundred pounds worth of damage.

Tired but unable to sleep, I looked out the huge glass windows at streetlights and thought about home.

■ VERB

break

Fedorov and his men had knocked him down, broken his glasses and kicked him in the ribs.

Rotting food, excrement, broken glass had to be painstakingly cleaned up later.

The broken glass , the light-leavened panes.

It sounded determined to break through the glass .

Drizzle popped against the roof of his truck and fell around the boats in the cove like bits of broken glass .

When it did not open, I broke the glass angrily and stretched out my hand towards the branch.

When she loses or breaks her glasses , she has to wait until Medi-Cal can replace them.

drain

She drained the glass swiftly, pondering yet again the reason why she hated the man so much.

She drained the glass , and the fiery liquid heated her belly and her blood.

She drained her glass , refilled it and grasped the arm of the chair.

Pearl drained her glass , then tipped back the ice against her teeth, waving her lips at them.

Hearing the sound of a cork popping, Aunt Tossie drained her glass in readiness for Twomey's round.

She drained her glass and insisted that we go up at once and inspect the top floor of the house.

drink

Of course, if you drink two glasses , double the number of units shown.

Light the candle, drink the first glass and wait five minutes.

Apart from the single ecstasy dose, she believed she had drunk only a glass of wine that night.

We could wear Darth Vader on our feet and drink from Chewbacca glasses .

To receive the award, he had to drink a full glass of straight lemon juice without grimacing.

While they drank the bodybuilder swept glass .

fill

The vertical column is filled with glass beads or randomly orientated short pieces of glass tubing.

In the kitchen I filled a glass and gave it to Edusha.

Siobham half fills each glass in turn except one which she fills to the brim.

It consisted of rooms filled with glass jars of preserves, barrels of sauerkraut and bins of potatoes, carrots and onions.

He filled a glass full of water and returned to his daughter's bedroom.

Toni filled the glasses with ice cubes and watched as Letia slid two thick red steaks under the broiler.

The aim of the game is to see which of the teams can fill up their glass the first.

Three waiters descended on the table, filling water glasses , adjusting silverware and plates.

hold

And now he was standing at her elbow, holding out her glass .

She became aware that she was still holding her glass .

They had conveniently forgotten to tell me I had to carry out my punishment holding the glass in my left hand.

While holding the glass vertically, open side down, immerse it completely in the water. 6.

A moment later he had returned, and was holding out a balloon glass containing an inch of brandy towards her.

She held the glass out to him.

Once again, the gaps between the central strip and the beading must be wide enough to hold the glass .

She lets fall the groceries she holds , glass shatters as the bag hits the floor.

lift

I lifted up my glass of wine and looked straight into her eyes over the rim.

She lifted the glass in a toast and the drink went down smoothly.

She lifted her glass , the light striking the ring, reflecting off the diamond.

He thought about it for a moment, then lifted his glass to mine, and said, Confusion to the enemy.

Lady De Marr, Camilla, lifts her glass and holds it, abstracted for a moment.

She lifted her glass in he toast, feeling a little tight already.

I lifted my glass in greeting.

Reluctantly, Sandi lifted her glass .

magnify

I gaze at his eyes, slightly magnified by the glasses .

One should pass the magnifying glass over to science; the eyes are sufficient to appreciate the beauties of the landscape.

Your watchful siblings are the editors perched on your lamp shade, magnifying glasses poised to catch your mistakes.

Fujisaki did give the jurors the magnifying glass they requested.

By squinting or using a big magnifying glass .

A magnifying glass also figured heavily in testimony about the 31 photos showing Simpson wearing Bruno Magli shoes.

Of medium height, fair-haired, his gray eyes magnified by glasses with steel-blue frames.

pick

Fran picked up her glass and took a sip of the wine before resting her head back against the cushion.

Toni picked up their glasses and went into the dinette off the side of the kitchen.

He picked up his glass , empty once more, thought better of it, and put it down.

Sitting down opposite without a word he picked up the glass and emptied the contents down his throat.

Turning awkwardly towards the bedside table, she picked up a glass of water and sipped the warm liquid gratefully.

pour

Something made me pour myself a glass of wine before Stuart returned at his usual hour of 6.30.

He drinks off the brandy sip by sip and then pours himself another glass .

She poured herself a glass of orange juice and carried it up the stairs to her room.

He changed his mind about the sherry and poured himself a glass from the decanter on the table.

Bloxham poured himself a glass of water, and took his place.

She opened the wine and poured some into the glass .

To serve, pour into 4 glasses and decorate with a shake of mixed spice.

With a liberal hand, he poured himself another glass .

put

He moved to the small table, put down his glass and searched in his pockets for his cigarettes.

We put our glass to the lip, but take no sip.

He put on his dark glasses as he crossed the other carpark, the one reserved for major executives.

Mr Letterblair put down his glass of port and fixed on his young partner a cautious and apprehensive gaze.

He took a long swig, put the glass down and wiped his mis-shaven upper lip contentedly.

He puts on his glasses and peers around again.

Now you see it ... Put three glasses full of warm water on a tray.

Manning would follow Foster back to his table by the stove, put the shot glasses in front of him.

raise

So we will all raise our glasses to you and toast your future.

Did he raise a deregulated glass of cheer with his corporate buddies?

When Schmidt tapped the chauffeur's arm, the man pressed a button that raised a glass panel at his back.

I would raise the glass to my lips and hold it there for a horrified second and then gulp it down.

You can also raise a glass or two at one of Nottingham's famous pubs.

Then I raise my glass and offer a libation to my beloved.

A flushed and jolly character raises his glass among friends and family - how real, how reliable is that evidence?

He raised his glass , toasting his host and hostess silently, his smile serene, sincere.

stain

We see through the stained glass a figure coming towards us.

And new stained glass in the windows.

The stained glass is divine, the carpets rich and colorful and the tapestries simply beautiful.

The tall, narrow windows each had a saint in stained glass .

It is my favorite, especially on a sunny morning when the sun streams through the stained glass front door.

Augmenting the club-like atmosphere are the carefully chosen dark wood paneling, beveled stained glass and forest-green carpets.

wear

Clean-shaven, he wore steel-rimmed glasses and moved with calculated deliberation.

A young woman wearing glasses with thick lenses sat on a huge sack, reading a letter.

It seems advisable for practitioners who do not normally wear glasses to use simple eye protection glasses for routine cases.

She had brown eyes and wore glasses , except when she was meeting some one for the first time.

Suitable for people who wear glasses .

Miraculously, he was still wearing his glasses .

She does not wear the dark glasses now.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

drain a glass/cup etc

frosted glass/window etc

One of the tables, set behind an opaque frosted glass screen, is semi-private.

The Controller's acknowledging smile was as brittle as frosted glass.

The front door was open, revealing a stone-flagged porch, and an inner door with frosted glass in the top half.

The headmaster appeared at the frosted glass of the door.

The lack of a lock on the one and only toilet was compensated for by the frosted glass panels in the door.

The taps rattled the frosted glass again.

There was a row of frosted glass windows down one side, each fitted with an electric fan.

horn-rimmed glasses/spectacles

Eventually Johnny drew him to one side with a shock-haired young reporter who sported horn-rimmed glasses and a velvet bow-tie.

He had thick horn-rimmed glasses, a heavy shadow and rather bad teeth.

raise your glass

A flushed and jolly character raises his glass among friends and family - how real, how reliable is that evidence?

Gore appeared stone-faced and unwilling to toast as Li raised his glass.

He raised his glass towards the old woman and drank the bitter white wine.

He raised his glass, toasting his host and hostess silently, his smile serene, sincere.

It took the urgings of the mob of photographers to get him to raise his glass of fizz higher than his chest.

We stared at each other for a moment and then she raised her glass.

When the drinks came, Tony stood and raised his glass.

rose-coloured glasses

safety harness/helmet/glasses etc

At the first change over it's off with the shoes and on with the safety helmet.

Full transparent face shields or visors may be specified as an alternative and are sometimes an integral part of a safety helmet.

Protective gloves and a safety helmet are worn to minimize injury.

Steven put his safety helmet further back on his head.

The safety helmet was another of his discoveries, his good ideas.

They clip it into a safety harness, attaching it to Doug.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an impressive collection of Venetian glass

wine glasses

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Bow-tie pins of enamel and sapphires sparkled behind glass set into black walls.

Find out from your Local Council or recycling action group where your nearest collection points are for glass , metals and paper.

It should also be ensured that the cover glasses are always securely replaced.

She looked at Fergus's dim reflection, distorted in the glass , then tried to re-focus on her own image.

The game continues until one team fills the glass .

Two substances were used by ancient glass-workers to produce perfectly or near-perfectly colourless glasses.

When she loses or breaks her glasses, she has to wait until Medi-Cal can replace them.

II. verb

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

frosted glass/window etc

One of the tables, set behind an opaque frosted glass screen, is semi-private.

The Controller's acknowledging smile was as brittle as frosted glass.

The front door was open, revealing a stone-flagged porch, and an inner door with frosted glass in the top half.

The headmaster appeared at the frosted glass of the door.

The lack of a lock on the one and only toilet was compensated for by the frosted glass panels in the door.

The taps rattled the frosted glass again.

There was a row of frosted glass windows down one side, each fitted with an electric fan.

horn-rimmed glasses/spectacles

Eventually Johnny drew him to one side with a shock-haired young reporter who sported horn-rimmed glasses and a velvet bow-tie.

He had thick horn-rimmed glasses, a heavy shadow and rather bad teeth.

rose-coloured glasses

safety harness/helmet/glasses etc

At the first change over it's off with the shoes and on with the safety helmet.

Full transparent face shields or visors may be specified as an alternative and are sometimes an integral part of a safety helmet.

Protective gloves and a safety helmet are worn to minimize injury.

Steven put his safety helmet further back on his head.

The safety helmet was another of his discoveries, his good ideas.

They clip it into a safety harness, attaching it to Doug.

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