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or glass blowing  (glăs′blō′ĭng)
The art or process of shaping an object from molten glass by blowing air into it through a tube.

glass′blow′er, glass blower n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glassblower - someone skilled in blowing bottles from molten glassglassblower - someone skilled in blowing bottles from molten glass
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft


[ˈglɑːsˌbləʊəʳ] Nsoplador m de vidrio
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Bay has been fascinated by glassblowing since he was about 12, when he would watch a glassblower work in his booth near other souvenir stores in the Ports O'Call marketplace in San Pedro.
Set in 18th-century Bavaria, the film focuses on a small town where the local glassblower has recently died.
Fellow master Dale Chihuly has called Tagliapietra "perhaps the world's greatest living glassblower.
As the project began to take shape about a year on, he began talks with Hussein Khalife, Lebanon's last glassblower who had planned to close his shop in Sarafand, where he and his family have been working as artisans for centuries.
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Ben Jones, prosecuting, said that the pair were in a group of between three and five people including shirtless men who confronted Lee Brough and Debbie Makin as they left the Glassblower on Boundary Road, just after midnight, and that among the extended group they had a baseball bat and a machete.
In a studio, a glassblower makes one glass object at a time.
This is a very young car, pitched at people who may well be growing their first family but don't feel the need to drive a hatchback which has had its roofline raised by an out of practice glassblower.
Robert Phillips is a freelance glassblower, and his works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in the US and in Europe.
Stunningly exquisite glass art creations by renowned French glassblower Jean Claude Novaro, were exhibited for the first time in Saudi Arabia at ANA Special Mall on May 26, under the patronage of Princess Amal bint Majed.
Tragedy: Embankment Staff said the 67-year-old retired carer and glassblower had drunk around three to four pints of lager mixed with lemonade, and they didn't believe him to be drunk when he headed home at around 3pm.