water glass

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water glass

noun

: a drinking glass

Full Definition of WATER GLASS

1
:  a glass vessel (as a drinking glass) for holding water
2
:  an instrument consisting of an open box or tube with a glass bottom used for examining objects in or under water
3
:  a substance that consists usually of the silicate of sodium, is found in commerce as a glassy mass, a stony powder, or dissolved in water as a viscous syrupy liquid, and is used especially as a cement, a protective coating, and as a fireproofing agent

First Known Use of WATER GLASS

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