Definition of glass cutter in English:

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glass cutter

Pronunciation: /ˈɡlas ˌkədər/

noun

1A tool that scores a line on a piece of glass, allowing the glass to be snapped along the line.
Example sentences
  • But also collectable is another style of cast iron combination tool which excludes a glass cutter but incorporates devices for sharpening scissors and knives, and for opening cans.
  • If you have a piece of glass available, use a glass cutter and a straightedge to size a replacement pane that is 1/8 inch smaller in length and width than the opening it must fit.
  • For insurance reasons, do-it-yourselfers can't use the chopper, power tools, mat cutter or the glass cutter.
1.1A person who cuts glass.
Example sentences
  • In 1738 he employed two silverers, a beveler, a journeyman glass cutter, a sculptor, three cabinetmakers, a journeyman cabinetmaker, and a shop clerk.

Derivatives

glass cutting

noun
Example sentences
  • The Network is currently organising a 10 week training programme in glass cutting, etching and painting.
  • The patent specification illustration shows the cutting wheel set in the end of a handle similar to that previously used for holding a diamond for glass cutting.
  • Accompanied by his mother Margaret, Chris received rapturous applause from all in the complex as he made his way around the factory, also turning his hand to a bit of glass cutting.

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Syllabification: glass cut·ter

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