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a. The manufacture of glassware or glass.
b. The cutting and fitting of glass panes; glaziery.
2. See glassware.
3. glassworks(used with a sing. verb) An establishment where glass is manufactured. Also called glasshouse.
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1. (Ceramics) the production of glassware
2. (Ceramics) the fitting of glass
3. (Ceramics) articles of glass
ˈglass-ˌworker n
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(ˈglæsˌwɜrk, ˈglɑs-)

1. the manufacture of glass and glassware.
2. articles of glass collectively; glassware.
3. the fitting of glass; glazing.
glass′work`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glasswork - an article of tableware made of glassglasswork - an article of tableware made of glass
crystal - glassware made of quartz
cut glass - glass decorated by cutting or grinding facets
glass - glassware collectively; "She collected old glass"
tableware - articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)
Venetian glass - fine glassware made near Venice
glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
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