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stained glass

 (stānd)
n.
1. Glass colored by mixing pigments inherently in the glass, by fusing colored metallic oxides onto the glass, or by painting and baking transparent colors on the glass surface.
2. Decorative glass consisting of multiple, colored pieces laid out to form an image or design and fastened together, usually with strips of lead, used especially for windows.

stained glass

n
(Ceramics)
a. glass that has been coloured in any of various ways, as by fusing with a film of metallic oxide or burning pigment into the surface, used esp for church windows
b. (as modifier): a stained-glass window.

stained′ glass′


n.
glass that has been colored, esp. by having pigments baked onto its surface or by having various metallic oxides fused into it.
[1785–95]
stained′-glass′, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stained glass - glass that has been colored in some way; used for church windows
glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
Tiffany glass - a kind of opalescent colored glass that was used in the early 1900s for stained-glass windows and lamps
Translations
barevné sklo
glasmosaik
lasimaalaus
oslikani prozori
üvegfestésüvegfestmény
ステンドグラス
스테인드 글라스
målat glas
กระจกสี
kính màu

stained glass

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stained glass

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said Penfentenyou, looking through the stained glass window down the garden.
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A STAINED glass window created by hundreds of children will be unveiled in Leamington this weekend.
Summary: The Queen has unveiled a colourful stained glass window in the Chapel of the Savoy in London to commemorate her Diamond Jubilee.
There is a stained glass window to the front with views to the gravelled driveway and lawn and a delightful built-in window seat with shelving below.
Sarah Glover has designed a stained glass window for St Hilda's Church in Cowcliffe.
The tour started by viewing the beautiful and often overlooked stained glass window honoring Florence Nightingale.