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Murano glass Syllabification: Mu·ra·no glass
Pronunciation: /mo͝oˌränō ˈɡlas/

Definition of Murano glass in English:


Another term for Venetian glass.
Example sentences
  • Hand-blown at a glassworks in Venice, each of these 50 pairs of nested Murano glass spheres is unique, with wobbly contoured bluish-white glass balls caught inside clear glass ones, all seeming just on the verge of melting.
  • During the last refit, the restaurant was handsomely redecorated in a grand British hotel style with dark-wood paneling and leafy, gold-flecked Murano glass chandeliers.
  • One large installation, called Drip, Drop, Plop, is made of huge black Murano glass tears that ‘fall’ down the wall and pool on the floor.
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