Glassware Glass"ware, n. Ware, or articles collectively, made of glass. [1913 Webster]

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  • Glassware — usually refers to glass items used as tableware, such as dishes, cutlery, flatware, and drinkware used to set a table for eating a meal. The term usually refers to the drinking vessels, unless the dinnerware is also made of glass. Glassware can… …   Wikipedia

  • glassware — [glas′wer΄] n. articles made of glass …   English World dictionary

  • glassware — /glas wair , glahs /, n. articles of glass, esp. drinking glasses. [1705 15; GLASS + WARE1] * * * Introduction       any decorative article made of glass, often designed for everyday use. From very early times glass has been used for various… …   Universalium

  • glassware — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. vitreous ware, crystal, glasswork, glass. Types of common glassware include: tumbler, mug, jug, decanter, bottle, jar, tableware, glass ovenware, vase, lamp base, flower bowl, goblet, sherbet glass, wine glass, liqueur glass …   English dictionary for students

  • glassware — [[t]glɑ͟ːsweə(r), glæ̱s [/t]] N UNCOUNT Glassware consists of objects made of glass, such as bowls, drinking containers, and ornaments …   English dictionary

  • glassware — glass ► NOUN 1) a hard, brittle, usually transparent or translucent substance made by fusing sand with soda and lime. 2) a drinking container made of glass. 3) chiefly Brit. a mirror. 4) a lens or optical instrument, in particular a monocle or a… …   English terms dictionary

  • glassware — noun Date: 1722 articles made of glass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glassware — noun Glasses, jugs and other tableware made of glass …   Wiktionary

  • glassware — Synonyms and related words: appliances, brassware, chinaware, clayware, copperware, diaphane, dinnerware, display case, durable goods, durables, earthenware, enamelware, fixtures, flatware, glass, graniteware, hard goods, hardware, hollow ware,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • glassware — glass|ware [ˈgla:sweə US ˈglæswer] n [U] glass objects, especially ones used for drinking and eating …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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