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noun as in object that reflects an image

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noun as in object used for drinking liquids

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Tugged away in a low-rise warehouse-turned-office in Guangzhou, the place is dotted with well-tended bonsai and staff sitting on bean bags behind glass meeting rooms.

It’s having all of the tools that you need to package it into the glass vials with the rubber stoppers, having the needles and the alcohol swabs to administer it, and then getting it to the people who need it.

He thought that the sun could deliver an outsized push because it created vibrations at precisely the frequency of one of Laplace’s oscillations, much as an opera singer can shatter a wine glass with the right pitch.

For decades, observing at the world’s biggest and best telescopes meant climbing into cramped spaces high above the mirror, juggling glass photographic plates and hunching over a camera through long chilly nights.

A half-hour drive found us in a parking lot by a large glass building.

Instead of decorating every face on the street, Google Glass hit a contrarian rip tide.

Park employees helped John quit tobacco by way of a butts-proof glass enclosure, a drastic change in diet, and regular exercise.

He would shake a chilled Coke, and then spray the soda into a cold glass of milk.

You meant to chase every glass of wine with a pitcher of H2O, but the holiday cheer somehow steered you off course.

The resulting product included four single-cask variants along with finished pictures of McKidd enjoying a glass of The Macallan.

I was rather awed by his imposing appearance, and advanced timidly to the doors, which were of glass, and pulled the bell.

When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.

The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.

Where the outside conditions are not very favourable, practically all the British species may be grown with ease under glass.

It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glass, such as: mirror, reflector, looking glass, and seeing glass.

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