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Definizione monolingua e traduzione glass

Inglese grammatica



glass (third-person singular simple present glasses, present participle glassing, simple past and past participle glassed)

  1. (transitive) To furnish with glass; to glaze.
  2. (transitive) To enclose with glass.
  3. (transitive, UK, colloquial) To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
    • 1987, John Godber, Bouncers [1]
      JUDD. Any trouble last night? / LES. Usual. Couple of punks got glassed.
    • 2002, Geoff Doherty, A Promoters Tale [2]
      I often mused on what the politicians or authorities would say if they could see for themselves the horrendous consequences of someone who’d been glassed, or viciously assaulted.
    • 2003, Mark Sturdy, Pulp [3]
      One night he was in this nightclub in Sheffield and he got glassed by this bloke who’d been just let out of prison that day.
  4. To bombard an area with such intensity (nuclear bomb, fusion bomb, etc) as to melt the landscape into glass.
  5. To view through an optical instrument such as binoculars

glass (countable and uncountable; plural glasses)

  1. (uncountable) A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
    The tabletop is made of glass.
  2. A vessel from which one drinks, especially one made of glass, plastic, or similar translucent or semi-translucent material.
    Fill my glass with milk please.
  3. The quantity of liquid contained in such a vessel.
    Would you like a glass of milk?
  4. (physics, uncountable) Amorphous (non-crystalline) substance.
    A popular myth is that window glass is actually an extremely viscous liquid.
  5. (uncountable) Glassware.
    We collected art glass.
  6. A mirror.
    She adjusted her lipstick in the glass.
  7. A magnifying glass or telescope.
    We looked through the glass to see stars.
  8. (basketball, colloquial) The backboard.
    He caught the rebound off of the glass.
  9. (ice hockey) The clear, protective screen surrounding a hockey rink.
    He fired the outlet pass off the glass.
  10. A barometer.
    The glass is falling hour by hour — Louis MacNeice.


  1. green (of nature), verdant
    • Tan londaig hannah jeeaghyn slane glass.
      • The lawn looks quite green already.
    • yn faarkey glass tonnagh foin
      • the green billowy sea under us
    • yn awin ghlass
      • the green river
  2. grey (of animal), ashen (colour)
  3. soft, pale, pasty
  4. raw, unfledged, sappy
  5. callow (of youth)
Traduzione italiano vetro |bicchiere |specchio |effetto cristallo |calice |coppa |cristallo |mettere il vetro a |occhiali |vaso |

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