A pair of lenses set in a frame resting on the nose and ears, used to correct or assist defective eyesight
A drinking container made from glass
a pair of thick-lensed glasses
Spectacles with large, round lenses, regarded as giving the wearer an owl-like appearance.
Glasses with tinted lenses, worn to protect or conceal a person’s eyes
Binoculars for outdoor use
Small binoculars for use at the opera or theatre
Round steel-rimmed or gold-rimmed glasses
A graduated series of glass bowls or tubes played as a musical instrument by rubbing them with the fingers
A glassy form of alum produced especially by evaporating an aqueous solution (now historical).
Glass for covering or protecting the face, specifically the glass window of a diver's helmet (now chiefly historical).
Glass that is made so as to be particularly hard; (in later use) specifically borosilicate glass, which is especially resistant to the effects of heat and chemical action.
Decorative glass made with a crazed surface resembling ice.
Black-coloured glass used to make cheap jewellery in imitation of jet.
Glass which has been muffed or muffled.
A small glass for serving alcoholic drinks.
A field glass or (plural) a pair of binoculars for use at a race.
A barometer; also figurative; compare glass.
Rose-coloured glass; especially a type of decorative glass in which thin layers of glass containing gold are fused to the surface to give a pink or reddish colour.
A type of roughcast plate glass, cast while molten on a table, tray, or similar flat surface.
Sheet glass in which wire netting is embedded for reinforcement.
A bell-shaped glass cover used, especially formerly, as a cloche
A single lens for correcting or assisting defective eyesight, especially a monocle
A timing device with two connected glass bulbs containing sand that takes an hour to pass from the upper to the lower bulb
A large mirror, used originally to fill wall space between windows
An hourglass measuring a fixed amount of time (not necessarily one hour)
A small glass used for serving spirits
A small telescope
A glass with a stem and foot, used for drinking wine
Glass consisting of two or more fused layers of different colours, typically cut so as to reveal the inner layers.
Originally: a small telescope for use outdoors (now historical). Later: (in plural and less commonly singular) a hand-held optical instrument for viewing distant objects outdoors and having a lens for each eye, so as to give a stereoscopic view; a pair of binoculars.
Glass of a green colour, often used for bottles; in early use specifically a coarse type of glass distinguished from that of finer quality; frequently attributive.
A short refracting telescope designed for use at night.
A lens; an instrument having a lens; specifically a telescope.
A deep cylindrical glass for holding liquids while under test.
A partially evacuated glass tube with a bulb at one or both ends and containing a small amount of water or alcohol, which when grasped by the hand exhibits a momentary agitation which is repeated at each beat of the holder's pulse as the heat of the hand vaporizes the liquid.
A short tumbler of a type typically used to serve (alcoholic) drinks over ice.
Glass made in tables, often used for windows. Compare crown glass. Now rare.
Another term for coverslip.
A transparent tube or window through which the level of liquid in a reservoir or supply line can be checked visually
A sealed tube containing a liquid, the clarity of which was thought to change when storms approach
A glass disc covering the dial of a watch
A tube with a glass bottom, for observing beneath the surface of water
A tall, straight-sided glass tumbler in which a highball or other long mixed drink may be served, specifically one holding 240 to 350 ml. (8 to 12 fluid ounces).
A small drinking-glass graduated for use in measuring medicines.
A metal or alloy with an appearance or (now) specifically amorphous structure like that of silicate glass.
A kind of ornamental glassware, similar to millefiore, made by fusing together rods of variously coloured glass, then cutting the fused rods into cross-sections.