Translation of glass in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (material) vidrio (masculine), cristal (masculine) (Spain/España) ; (crystal) cristal (masculine) a pane of glass un vidrio, un cristal (Spain/España) the burglars broke the glass to get in los ladrones rompieron el vidrio or (Spain/España) el cristal para entrar broken glass vidrio roto, cristales rotos (Spain/España) to be grown under glass [plant] cultivarse en invernadero (before noun/delante del nombre) [door/roof] de vidrio, de cristal (Spain/España) a glass case una vitrina a glass eye un ojo de vidrio or (Spain/España) de cristalExample sentences1.2 (glassware) cristalería (feminine), cristal (masculine)
- I closed my eyes and leaned against the cool glass window, feeling sick.
- Silica is one of the basic materials of sand and it forms glass when it fuses.
- For anyone who does not know, glass is a hard, transparent or translucent brittle material that does not dissolve is not flammable.
- The firm sells high quality china, glass and collectables.
- There will also be antique glass, china, furniture and metalware on display.
- Lesser items, such as old magazines, inexpensive glass and china ware, may just sit in boxes.
- 2 countable/numerable (vessel) vaso (masculine); (with stem) copa (feminine) a champagne glass una copa de champán a glass of champagne una copa de champán a set of crystal glasses un juego de copas/vasos de cristal please raise your glasses to our guest brindemos por nuestro invitado she gets quite talkative when she's had a glass or two cuando se ha tomado unas copas le da por hablarExample sentences
- First of all, you should always be drinking quality beers out of a glass.
- I once saw a girl drinking beer from a pint glass with a straw.
- His picture decorates stickers, cigarette lighters, record sleeves, cups, beer glasses and so on - Che is omnipresent.
- 3(glasses plural)3.1 (spectacles) gafas (feminine plural), lentes (masculine plural) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , anteojos (masculine plural) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) he wears glasses lleva gafas, usa lentes or anteojos (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) 3.2(field glasses)prismáticos (masculine plural), largavistas (masculine)
- 5 countable/numerable (barometer) the glass is rising/falling la presión (atmosférica or barométrica) está subiendo/bajando
- 6 (mirror) [dated/anticuado] espejo (masculine), cristal (masculine) [arcaico]Example sentences
- This allows you to scrutinize as much of the glass lens elements as possible.
- Somewhere outside there was a street lamp, it was caught in the glass, repeated, magnified and diminished, countless times.
- Etta was a very austere widow who wore a little glass lens on a chain around her neck and held it up to peer at Norm and I whenever she visited us.
- When he sat in front of the massive picture window that framed his easel, the glass mirrored his likeness under a mammoth magnolia tree.
glass inverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento acristalar, cerrar* con vidrios or (Spain/España) cristales
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