glass·​mak·​er ˈglas-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce glassmaker (audio)
: one that makes glass
glassmaking noun

Examples of glassmaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Designed as a modern hall of mirrors, the next room celebrates historic Venetian glassmakers, such as Barbini and Barovier & Toso, through gowns and capes adorned with handmade glass floral appliqués which, resembling delicate jewels, sparkle in the light of antique chandeliers. Pino Gagliardi, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Apr. 2024 Designed as a modern hall of mirrors, the next room celebrates historic Venetian glassmakers such as Barbini and Barovier & Toso, with gowns and capes ornamented with appliqués of flowers handcrafted in glass glowing like delicate jewels under an array of antique chandeliers. Tiziana Cardini, Vogue, 5 Apr. 2024 Alberto Toso Fei Barbara Zanon/Getty Bonafide Venetian Alberto Toso Fei comes from a long line of Murano glassmakers (the first documentation of the name Toso comes from 1351). Maddalena Fossati, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Apr. 2024 The delicate structure sits atop a cast glass plinth created by glassmaker Jade Pinnell. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 12 Mar. 2024 This offers a fantastic glimpse into one of the world’s foremost luxury glassmakers in Scotland’s oldest whisky distillery. 4. Mark Littler, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 Corning, the American glassmaker, is setting up a factory that could produce iPhone’s Gorilla Glass screens, and Vietnam’s VinFast Auto has announced a $2 billion facility to make electric vehicles. Alex Travelli, New York Times, 2 Feb. 2024 When a glassmaker drops a molten glass bead into a tank of water, its surface cools rapidly, quickly forming a hardened shell around the liquid interior, similar to an egg white cooking faster than the yolk inside. Manasee Wagh, Popular Mechanics, 4 Aug. 2023 With six generations of glassmakers in his family and a grandmother related to the Swarovski crystal manufacturer, Jakimic, who grew up in Liberec in the Czech Republic, aspired to share the beauty, light and Bohemian spirit of his family’s craft with clients around the world. Damon Johnstun, oregonlive, 10 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glassmaker was in 1576

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“Glassmaker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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glass·​mak·​er -ˌmā-kər How to pronounce glassmaker (audio)
: a person who makes glass
glassmaking noun
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