Definición de glassy en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈɡlɑːsi/

adjetivo (glassier, glassiest)

1Of or resembling glass.
1.1Having the physical properties of glass; vitreous: glassy lavas
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  • Volcanoes of the western Hungarian volcanic field also consistently comprise basal glassy pyroclastic units overlain by lavas that cap buttes.
  • The outer selvages are glassy and the interior tends to be vesicular under low-water pressures.
  • Black, glassy metamict material from each of these locations has historically been referred to as samarskite.
1.2(Of water) having a smooth surface: the glassy grey surface of the lake
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  • The clear sky was a startling pink colour, and, as there was not a breath of wind, the glassy surface of the water shone with the same beautiful hue.
  • The winter offers still glassy waters with pink morning skies reflected on their surface.
  • Rafts of puffins and guillemots bobbed on the glassy surface of the water, and I decided to stay here until we passed the bows of the Inverlane.
1.3(Of sound) resembling the sharp noise made when glass is struck: a glassy clink
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  • It's not a major drawback since the notes generally come through clearly and realistically, but in louder passages the upper register has a bit of a metallic or glassy sound.
  • Sonics are excellent, although higher notes occasionally have a glassy sound.
  • My only complaint is that the upper register of the piano sounds unfortunately glassy.
2(Of a person’s eyes or expression) showing no interest or animation: some stare straight ahead with glassy eyes she’d got that glassy look
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  • He glanced up at her; his glassy eyes registered no emotion.
  • Alissa stared at her with a blank glassy expression.
  • His body was limp in her arms and his eyes were glassy and lifeless.
expressionless, glazed, blank, empty, vacant, fixed, unmoving, motionless, emotionless, fishy, impassive, lifeless, wooden, dull, vacuous;


(also glassie) dialect A glass marble.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Years ago, kids used the alleys to play ‘glassies.’
  • They came in a wide range of qualities: common clays, painted clays, glassies, aggies and even ball bearings.



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It's not even as if the band is deafening, but everyone's just staring glassily into the middle distance.
  • The former dictator, a palace-dwelling billionaire, was the picture of bedraggled abjectness: mouth forced open, eyes staring glassily.
  • His face was white, drained, and his eyes stared glassily.


Pronunciación: /ˈɡlɑːsɪnəs/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It's a haunting reverberant sound that, in spite of its cool digital sheen and glassiness, feels natural and inviting.
  • The lustre of inquiring glance faded swiftly into vacant glassiness.
  • The glassiness was quickly disappearing and the usual gleam was returning.

Palabras que riman con glassy

Adivasi, brassy, classy, dalasi, Darcy, farcy, Farsi, grassy

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