glassblowing

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noun glass·blow·ing \ ˈglas-ˌblō-iŋ \

Definition of glassblowing

:the art of shaping a mass of glass that has been softened by heat by blowing air into it through a tube

glassblower

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First Known Use of glassblowing

circa 1829


GLASSBLOWING Defined for English Language Learners

glassblowing

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Definition of glassblowing for English Language Learners

  • : the art of shaping a piece of hot, melted glass by blowing air into it through a tube


GLASSBLOWING Defined for Kids

glassblowing

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noun glass·blow·ing \ ˈglas-ˌblō-iŋ \

Definition of glassblowing for Students

:the art of shaping a mass of melted glass by blowing air into it through a tube

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