vt to case in glass.
2. glass ·vt anything made of glass.
3. glass ·vt a looking-glass; a mirror.
4. glass ·vt a weatherglass; a barometer.
5. glass ·vt to cover or furnish with glass; to glaze.
6. glass ·vt to smooth or polish anything, as leater, by rubbing it with a glass burnisher.
7. glass ·vt to reflect, as in a mirror; to mirror;
8. glass ·vt an optical glass; a lens; a spyglass;
in the plural, spectacles; as, a pair of glasses; he wears glasses.
9. glass ·vt any substance having a peculiar glassy appearance, and a conchoidal fracture, and usually produced by fusion.
10. glass ·vt a vessel filled with running sand for measuring time; an hourglass; and hence, the time in which such a vessel is exhausted of its sand.
11. glass ·vt a drinking vessel; a tumbler; a goblet; hence, the contents of such a vessel; especially; spirituous liquors; as, he took a glass at dinner.
12. glass ·vt a hard, brittle, translucent, and commonly transparent substance, white or colored, having a conchoidal fracture, and made by fusing together sand or silica with lime, potash, soda, or lead oxide. it is used for window panes and mirrors, for articles of table and culinary use, for lenses, and various articles of ornament.