Glass

Glass

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glassed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Glassing.] 1. To reflect, as in a mirror; to mirror; -- used reflexively.
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Happy to glass themselves in such a mirror.
Motley.
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Where the Almighty's form glasses itself in tempests.
Byron.
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2. To case in glass. [R.] Shak.
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3. To cover or furnish with glass; to glaze. Boyle.
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4. To smooth or polish anything, as leater, by rubbing it with a glass burnisher.
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glass"blow*er

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glass" blow*er

n. 1. someone skilled creating objects such as bottles, vases, or other decorative or practical items from molten glass, especially one whose occupation is to make objects by blowing and shaping hot glass in its viscous semiliquid state.
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glass"blow*ing

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glass" blow*ing

n. The art and process of creating glass objects, by shaping glass when reduced by heat to a viscid state, using various manipulations with the hands, especially by inflating it by blowing through a tube. The process is used to manufacture a wide variety of useful and ornamental objects. The manufacture of simple glass objects has been automated, but complex glass objects are still made by the traditional hand processes.
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