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glasses Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
    eyeglasses; spectacles; specs.
  2. noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  3. noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    glass; drinking glass.
  4. noun the quantity a glass will hold
    glass; glassful.
  5. noun a small refracting telescope
    glass; spyglass; field glass.
  6. noun 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
    chicken feed; methamphetamine; trash; shabu; ice; chalk; glass; crank; Methedrine; meth; methamphetamine hydrochloride; deoxyephedrine.
  7. noun a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
    glass; looking glass.
  8. noun glassware collectively
    • She collected old glass
  9. verb furnish with glass
    glass; glaze.
    • glass the windows
  10. verb scan (game in the forest) with binoculars
  11. verb enclose with glass
    glass; glass in.
    • glass in a porch
  12. verb put in a glass container
  13. verb become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance
    glaze over; glass; glass over; glaze.
    • Her eyes glaze over when she is bored

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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