milk glass
noun Date: 1869 an opaque and typically milky white glass used especially for novelty and ornamental objects

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  • Milk glass — Milk Milk (m[i^]lk), n. [AS. meoluc, meoloc, meolc, milc; akin to OFries. meloc, D. melk, G. milch, OHG. miluh, Icel. mj[=o]lk, Sw. mj[ o]lk, Dan. melk, Goth. miluks, G. melken to milk, OHG. melchan, Lith. milszti, L. mulgere, Gr. ame lgein.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • milk glass — milk′ glass n. cer an opaque white glass • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • milk glass — n. a translucent or nearly opaque whitish glass …   English World dictionary

  • Milk glass — Decorative pedestal milk glass bowl Milk glass is an opaque or translucent,[citation needed] milky white or colored glass, blown or pressed into a wide variety of shapes. First made in Venice in the 16th century, colors include blue, pin …   Wikipedia

  • milk glass — noun a milky white translucent or opaque glass • Syn: ↑opal glass • Hypernyms: ↑glass * * * noun : opaque glass originally milky white but later made in many colors * * * an opaque white glass. [1870 75] * * * milk glass noun A …   Useful english dictionary

  • milk glass — an opaque white glass. [1870 75] * * *       opaque white glass (as opposed to white, or clear, glass) that was originally made in Venice before 1500 and in Florence between 1575 and 1587, where it was intended to simulate porcelain. In northern… …   Universalium

  • milk glass — baltasis stiklas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bone glass; milk glass; opal glass vok. Milchglas, n; Opalglas, n; Trübglas, n rus. молочное стекло, n; опаловое стекло, n pranc. verre opale, m; verre opalescent, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • milk glass — pienstiklis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Drumstikliais balintas stiklas, pro kurį nesimato degančios elektros lempos siūlelio. atitikmenys: angl. bone glass; milk glass rus. молочное стекло …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • milk glass — noun semi translucent glass, whitened by the addition of various ingredients …   English new terms dictionary

  • Milk — (m[i^]lk), n. [AS. meoluc, meoloc, meolc, milc; akin to OFries. meloc, D. melk, G. milch, OHG. miluh, Icel. mj[=o]lk, Sw. mj[ o]lk, Dan. melk, Goth. miluks, G. melken to milk, OHG. melchan, Lith. milszti, L. mulgere, Gr. ame lgein. [root]107. Cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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