glass-blowing


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glass-blowing

n
(Ceramics) the process of shaping a mass of molten or softened glass into a vessel, shape, etc, by blowing air into it through a tube
ˈglass-ˌblower n
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glass-blowing

[ˈglɑːsˌbləʊɪŋ] nsoffiatura del vetro
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Another endangered industry is glass-blowing, a former treasure of Damascus that was exported to Italy and inspired the making of Murano glass.
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And anyone inspired to try his or her hand at processes involving glass might like to know that the National Glass Centre is running a number of adult classes and courses this month ranging from glass-blowing and fusing to making glass jewellery and tableware.
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While the art form has grown, there are still few colleges in Minnesota and Wisconsin that offer glass-blowing programs, Breadon said.
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The limitations of glass-blowing, as well as the obvious thermal drawbacks of the material, meant that cups, saucers and teapots, for example, aren't numerous in glass.