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glass·y

 (glăs′ē)
adj. glass·i·er, glass·i·est
1. Characteristic of or resembling glass.
2. Lifeless; expressionless: "the face changing to a demon's face with a fixed glassy grin" (Katherine Anne Porter).

glass′i·ly adv.
glass′i·ness n.

glassy

(ˈɡlɑːsɪ)
adj, glassier or glassiest
1. resembling glass, esp in smoothness, slipperiness, or transparency
2. void of expression, life, or warmth: a glassy stare.
ˈglassily adv
ˈglassiness n

glass•y

(ˈglæs i, ˈglɑ si)

adj. glass•i•er, glass•i•est.
1. resembling glass, as in transparency or smoothness.
2. expressionless; dull: glassy eyes; a glassy stare.
3. of the nature of glass; vitreous.
[1350–1400]
glass′i•ly, adv.
glass′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.glassy - resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness; "the glassy surface of the lake"; "the pavement was...glassy with water"- Willa Cather
smooth - having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror"
2.glassy - (used of eyes) lacking liveliness; "empty eyes"; "a glassy stare"; "his eyes were glazed over with boredom"
empty - holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"
3.glassy - (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to itglassy - (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it; "glazed pottery"; "glassy porcelain"; "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures"
ceramics - the art of making and decorating pottery
shiny, glazed - having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed doughnuts"

glassy

adjective
1. smooth, clear, slick, shiny, glossy, transparent, slippery glassy green pebbles
2. expressionless, cold, fixed, empty, dull, blank, glazed, vacant, dazed, lifeless There was a remote, glassy look in his eyes.

glassy

adjective
Having a high, radiant sheen:
Translations
جامِدَهزُجاجي، كالزُّجاج
apatickýjako zrcadloskelný
glasagtigudtryksløs
üvegszerû
spegilsléttursviplaus, dauflegur
ako zrkadlo
boşcam gibiifadesiz

glassy

[ˈglɑːsɪ] ADJ (glassier (compar) (glassiest (superl))) [substance] → vítreo; [surface] → liso; [water] → espejado; [eye, look] → vidrioso

glassy

[ˈglɑːsi] adj
[eyes, stare] (because of drugs, alcohol)vitreux/euse
(= smooth) → lisse

glassy

adj (+er) surface, sea etcspiegelglatt; eye, lookglasig; glassy-eyed (look)glasig; to be glassy-eyedeinen glasigen Blick haben; to stare at somebody glassy-eyedjdn mit glasigem Blick anstarren

glassy

[ˈglɑːsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (sea, lake) → come uno specchio; (eye, look) → vitreo/a

glass

(glaːs) noun
1. a hard usually breakable transparent substance. The bottle is made of glass; (also adjective) a glass bottle.
2. a usually tall hollow object made of glass, used for drinking. There are six glasses on the tray; sherry-glasses.
3. (also ˈlooking-glass) a mirror.
4. a barometer, or the atmospheric pressure shown by one. The glass is falling.
ˈglasses noun plural
spectacles.
ˈglassful noun
the amount that a drinking-glass will hold. Pour in two glassfuls of water.
ˈglassy adjective
1. not showing any expression. a glassy stare.
2. like glass. a glassy sea.
ˈglassiness noun

glasses , meaning spectacles, is plural: His reading glasses are broken .
but a pair of glasses takes a singular verb: A pair of glasses has been found .
References in classic literature ?
The maid wept all night long, and said, 'I freed you in the wild wood out of the iron stove; I have sought you, and have crossed a glassy mountain, three sharp swords, and a great lake before I found you, and will you not hear me now?
Not a change in her eyes; they still remain wide open, fixed and glassy.
The hated whale has the round watery world to swim in, as the small gold-fish has its glassy globe.
After the second day the sea subsided slowly to a glassy calm.
And as upon the invasion of their valleys, the frosty Swiss have retreated to their mountains; so, hunted from the savannas and glades of the middle seas, the whale-bone whales can at last resort to their Polar citadels, and diving under the ultimate glassy barriers and walls there, come up among icy fields and floes; and in a charmed circle of everlasting December, bid defiance to all pursuit from man.
The sun burned down upon the glassy sea and the white deck till the varnish on the rails cracked and blistered, and the sweat streamed like water from the faces of the labouring seamen.
The river above the dam was a glassy lake with all the loveliness of blue heaven and green shore reflected in its surface; the fall was a swirling wonder of water, ever pouring itself over and over inexhaustibly in luminous golden gushes that lost themselves in snowy depths of foam.
His glassy eyes and his ashy face were alight in an instant with pleasure, grati- tude, gladness, welcome:
Next, as the sun rises, he throws his glittering beams everywhere, and melts the thin, glassy ice until the whole scene has come to look bright and clear and exhilarating; and as the fire begins to crackle again in the stove, we sit down to the tea-urn, while, chilled with the night cold, our black dog, Polkan, will look in at us through the window, and wag his tail with a cheerful air.
It was necessary; therefore, to wait until the warmth of the sun should melt the glassy crust of sleet, and give them a foothold in the yielding snow.
The solemn thundering combers caught her up from astern, passed her with a fierce boiling up of foam level with the bulwarks, swept on ahead with a swish and a roar: and the little vessel, dipping her jib-boom into the tumbling froth, would go on running in a smooth, glassy hollow, a deep valley between two ridges of the sea, hiding the horizon ahead and astern.
That each seemed pendulous in air -- so mirror-like was the glassy water, that it was scarcely possible to say at what point upon the slope of the emerald turf its crystal dominion began.