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Synonyms for glass

the quantity a glass will hold

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a small refracting telescope

an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride

a mirror

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glassware collectively

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furnish with glass

scan (game in the forest) with binoculars

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enclose with glass

put in a glass container

become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance

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The following day he started in the same way; the horse trod on the glass as if it had been level earth, and sparks of fire flew from its hoofs.
Then the queen was very much frightened; for she knew that the glass always spoke the truth, and was sure that the servant had betrayed her.
What is there about Mr Glass and his money troubles that should impel such urgency?
The Glass Cat yawned and stretched herself upon the floor.
Gradually, however, she yielded to dissuasion, becoming more composed; and as the minister was in the act of leading her away her eyes sought the face of the dead beneath the glass.
Let's pretend the glass has got all soft like gauze, so that we can get through.
She thrust her face close to the glass, to see whether some long-remembered wrinkle or crow's foot had indeed vanished.
Tis true that its height was made up of three Venetian plates of glass, placed one above another, and its breadth of three similar parallelograms in juxtaposition.
The place had heretofore appeared free of things to throw, but suddenly glass and bottles went singing through the air.
At once a pink kitten crept out of the upset cage, sat down upon the glass roof, and yawned and blinked its round eyes.
As there was a proper objection to drinking her in heel-taps,' said the voice, 'we'll give her the first glass in the new magnum.
So well had he learned the difference between one and two that it came to him- -how the profoundest psychologist can no more state than can he state what thought is in itself--that there was one glass only when two glasses had been commanded.
He moved by little and little nearer to Mr Chester's chair, and glancing over his shoulder at the reflection of his face in the glass, as if seeking for some encouragement in its expression, said at length, with a rough attempt at conciliation,
and he took up one of the glass strips and held it against the light to inspect it.
The huge and unmeaning glass chandeliers, prism-cut, gas-lighted, and without shade, which dangle in our most fashionable drawing-rooms, may be cited as the quintessence of all that is false in taste or preposterous in folly.