Definition of glasswork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡlaswərk/


1The business or technique of cutting and installing glass for windows and doors; glazing.
2The manufacture of glass and glassware.
Example sentences
  • Ninety percent of the work featured in the Arts and Crafts Gallery, for instance, is crafted by local artists, with an emphasis on such media as glasswork, ceramics, woodworking and woven textiles.
  • Crafts that will be taught include glasswork, upholstery and patchwork.
  • Another man speaks haltingly about his severe disability and loss, while at the same time he develops excellent craftsmanship in glasswork, something he had never accomplished before.
3Ornaments and articles made of glass; glassware.
Example sentences
  • The foyer of County Hall was choc-a-bloc with paintings, pottery, mosaics, decorated glasswork, knitwear and many, many other examples of what can be achieved with the proper guidance.
  • The exhibition will include new works on paper through print and wood block, abstract sculptural wall pieces to functional ceramics, glasswork, iron works and clean contemporary textile works.
  • This exhibition consists solely of Sue's glasswork which encompasses mosaic animals and semi-abstract architecture with colour and movement being an integral feature.

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Syllabification: glass·work

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