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British English: /ɡlɑːs/
American English: /ɡlæs/

Translation of glass in German:

noun no pl.

  • 2 (drinking glass)
    Glas Neutr.
    a glass of milk
    ein Glas Milch
    a friendly glass
    ein Gläschen unter Freunden
    he's fond of his glass
    er trinkt gern ein Gläschen
    wine by the glass raise one's glass [to somebody] [figurative]
  • 3
    (of spectacles, watch) Glas Neutr.
    (pane, covering picture) [Glas]scheibe Fem.
  • 4in pl. (spectacles)[a pair of] glasses she wears thick glasses
    sie trägt eine Brille mit dicken Gläsern
    driving/reading glasses
    Fahr-/Lesebrille Fem.
  • 5 (binoculars)
    Fernglas Neutr.
    glasses pl.
    ein Fernglas

adjective attrib

  • Glas-
    people who live in glass houses should not throw stones [proverb]
    wer im Glashaus sitzt, soll nicht mit Steinen werfen [proverb]

transitive verb

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