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glassmaking

Syllabification: glass·mak·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlasˌmākiNG
 
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Definition of glassmaking in English:

noun

The manufacture of glass.
Example sentences
  • In the 19th century, glass-making became industrialised and many items were mass produced e.g., beakers, bowls, door handles.
  • He encouraged new industries, particularly glass-making, and introduced financial reforms.
  • Old industries, like pottery, glass-making, and textiles, have employed new machinery and processes.

Derivatives

glassmaker

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Pronunciation: /-ˌmākər/
noun
Example sentences
  • By the middle of the eighteenth century, glass-makers in Britain were decorating glass by various techniques including engraving, cutting, gilding, and enameling.
  • Charles Eamer Kemp, one of the top glass-makers of the 19th century, created them.
  • Inevitably, glass-making spread, and when building our great cathedrals French glass-makers were imported to work on the windows.

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