Synonyms for glasslike

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The four frames were filled with small panes of glasslike mica.

From the left nostril of the not-rat, a tiny, glasslike needle snapped out at bullet speed.

On this plot sat a gigantic spherical machine of a glasslike material.

He gazed dully up at a lustrous, glasslike substance that arched above him.

The leaf-stems and the calyx-tube, in particular, are beautifully jeweled with the clear, glasslike incrustation.

This was slow work, for the glasslike substance constantly broke under the pressure needed to make it cut into the wood.

The illusion was there to the eye, but no wood ever had such a hard, smooth, glasslike surface as this.

At times we can produce strange, glasslike effects by purposely mixing non-harmonic tones.

The glasslike water flowed right against it, its surface reaching up almost to the threshold.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to fit with glass;" 1570s, "to cover with glass," from glass (n.). Related: Glassed; glassing.

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