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glass



glass
verre


Définitions

anglais > français
glass
     1. n. Verre.
     2. n. Miroir.
     3. n. Vitre.
     4. v. Entourer de verre.
anglais > anglais
glass
     1. n. An amorphous solid, often transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
           The tabletop is made of glass.
           A popular myth is that window glass is actually an extremely viscous liquid.
     2. n. A vessel from which one drinks, especially one made of glass, plastic, or similar translucent or semi-translucent material.
           Fill my glass with milk, please.
     3. n. (metonymically) The quantity of liquid contained in such a vessel.
           There is half a glass of milk in each pound of chocolate we produce.
     4. n. Glassware.
           We collected art glass.
     5. n. A mirror.
           She adjusted her lipstick in the glass.
     6. n. A magnifying glass or telescope.
     7. n. (sport) A barrier made of solid, transparent material.
     8. n.          (basketball, colloquial) The backboard.
                   He caught the rebound off the glass.
     9. n.          (ice hockey) The clear, protective screen surrounding a hockey rink.
                   He fired the outlet pass off the glass.
     10. n. A barometer.
     11. n. (attributive, in names of species) Transparent or translucent.
           glass frog;  glass shrimp;  glass worm
     12. n. (obsolete) An hourglass.
     13. v. To fit with glass; to glaze.
     14. v. To enclose in glass.
     15. v. (clipping of fibreglass). To fit, cover, fill, or build, with fibreglass-reinforced resin composite (fiberglass).
     16. v. (transitive, UK, colloquial) To strike (someone), particularly in the face, with a drinking glass with the intent of causing injury.
     17. v. (science fiction) To bombard an area with such intensity (nuclear bomb, fusion bomb, etc) as to melt the landscape into glass.
     18. v. To view through an optical instrument such as binoculars.
     19. v. To smooth or polish (leather, etc.), by rubbing it with a glass burnisher.
     20. v. (archaic, reflexive) To reflect; to mirror.
     21. v. To become glassy.
français > anglais
verre
     1. n. (usually) glass (substance)
           verre de couleur - colored glass
     2. n.          symbol of fragility
                   Ça casse comme le verre. - That breaks like glass.
     3. n.          symbol of transparency
                   Une maison de verre. - A house of glass.
     4. n. Object in this substance
     5. n.          (optics) glass
                   des verres de lunettes - spectacles
     6. n.          lens
                   des verres grossissants - magnifying lenses
     7. n.          glass (drinking vessel)
                   un verre en cristal - a crystal glass
     8. n.          its content
                   On va boire un verre! - Let's go have a drink!

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

Can I get you a glass of water? 
Well, you wanted something to put through the glass forehead of all this. 
He then gets up to get a glass of water but ends up spilling most of it. 
She holds up a magnifying glass
He pours a longer drink, higher from the glass so that it makes a splashing sound. 


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