- 1 u 1.1 (material) vidrio (m), cristal (m) (Esp) ; (crystal) cristal (m) a pane of glass un vidrio, un cristal (Esp) the burglars broke the glass to get in los ladrones rompieron el vidrio or (Esp) el cristal para entrar broken glass vidrio roto, cristales rotos (Esp) to be grown under glass [Hort] cultivarse en invernadero (before n) [door/roof] de vidrio, de cristal (Esp) a glass case una vitrina a glass eye un ojo de vidrio or (Esp) de cristalMore example sentences1.2 (glassware) cristalería (f), cristal (m)
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- 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 c (vessel) vaso (m); (with stem) copa (f) 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 hablarMore example 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.
- 5 c (barometer) the glass is rising/falling la presión (atmosférica or barométrica) está subiendo/bajando
- 6 (mirror) [dated] espejo (m), cristal (m) [arcaico/archaic]More example sentences
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- 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 inv + o + adv, v + adv + o
- acristalar, cerrar* con vidrios or (Esp) cristales
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