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A cup is a small, round container, usually with a handle, from which you drink hot drinks such as tea and coffee. When you are not holding a cup, you usually rest it on a saucer.
A cup is also a unit of measurement used in cooking.
A glass is a container made out of glass and used for cold drinks.
Past participle: glassed
|Noun||1.||glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure|
natural glass - magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly
optical glass - clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index; used to make lenses
crown glass - a glass blown into a globe which is later flattened and spun to form a disk
soft glass - glass having a relatively low softening point
ground glass - glass that diffuses light due to a rough surface produced by abrasion or etching
ground glass - particulate glass made by grinding and used as an abrasive
lead glass - glass containing lead oxide; has a high refractive index
laminated glass, safety glass, shatterproof glass - glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering
sodium silicate, soluble glass, water glass - a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
stained glass - glass that has been colored in some way; used for church windows
wire glass - a glass that contains a layer of wire netting in it
Pyrex - a borosilicate glass with a low coefficient of expansion; used for heat-resistant glassware in cooking and chemistry
solid - matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
|2.||glass - a container for holding liquids while drinking|
beer glass - a relatively large glass for serving beer
bumper - a glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast); "we quaffed a bumper of ale"
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
goblet - a drinking glass with a base and stem
highball glass - a tall glass for serving highballs
liqueur glass - a small glass for serving a small amount of liqueur (typically after dinner)
parfait glass - a tall slender glass with a short stem in which parfait is served
rummer - a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toasts
schooner - a large beer glass
seidel - a glass for beer
tumbler - a glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom
water glass - a glass for drinking water
wineglass - a glass that has a stem and in which wine is served
glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
|3.||glass - the quantity a glass will hold|
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
|4.||glass - a small refracting telescope |
refracting telescope - optical telescope that has a large convex lens that produces an image that is viewed through the eyepiece
|5.||glass - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant|
deoxyephedrine, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu, chicken feed, crank, chalk, trash, ice
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
|6.||glass - a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror|
mirror - polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
|7.||glass - glassware collectively; "She collected old glass"|
|Verb||1.||glass - furnish with glass; "glass the windows"|
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
double-glaze - provide with two sheets of glass
|2.||glass - scan (game in the forest) with binoculars|
scan - examine minutely or intensely; "the surgeon scanned the X-ray"
|3.||glass - enclose with glass; "glass in a porch"|
|4.||glass - put in a glass container|
|5.||glass - become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored"|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
under glass [exhibit] → bajo vidrio, en una vitrina; [plant] → en invernadero
glass case N → vitrina f
glass ceiling N → tope m or barrera f invisible (que impide ascender profesionalmente a las mujeres o miembros de minorías étnicas)
glass door N → puerta f vidriera or de cristales
glass eye N → ojo m de cristal
glass fibre, glass fiber (US) N → fibra f de vidrio; (as modifier) → de fibra de vidrio
a glass fibre boat → una embarcación de fibra de vidrio
glass house N people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones → siempre habla el que más tiene que callar, mira quién fue a hablar
glass industry N → industria f vidriera
glass slipper N → zapatilla f de cristal
glass wool N → lana f de vidrio
glassin cpds → Glas-;
but a pair of glasses takes a singular verb: A pair of glasses has been found .