glass·​mak·​er | \ ˈglas-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce glassmaker (audio) \

Definition of glassmaker

: one that makes glass

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glassmaking \ ˈglas-​ˌmā-​kiŋ How to pronounce glassmaking (audio) \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Irish glassmaker Ardagh Group was looking to raise $600 million from selling bonds last month. Anna Hirtenstein, WSJ, "Foreign Businesses Hit Bonanza in U.S. Credit Markets," 19 June 2020 Her father, Jaroslav Brychta, was a sculptor and glassmaker who also founded a local school that taught glassmaking techniques as well as design, chemistry and technology. Steven Kurutz, New York Times, "Jaroslava Brychtova, Creator of Monumental Glass Art, Dies at 95," 21 Apr. 2020 Colbert worried about the dominance of Venetian glassmakers; Mr Xi worries about the dominance of American chipmakers. The Economist, "China’s industrial policy has worked better than critics think," 2 Jan. 2020 Pearce, born in Ireland, began as a pottery apprentice at 16 and trained with glassmakers in Europe before opening his Quechee studio and, later, his Burlington store. Washington Post, "Burlington," 13 Nov. 2019 Dance is an ephemeral art, but Fuller’s liquid movements were immortalized by artists like Henri Toulouse-Laurtrec, a habitué of the Folies-Bergère; Jules Chéret, a master of poster art; glassmaker Réne Lalique, the poet Stéphane Mallarmé. Vogue, "Vogue Visited Taylor Swift’s Muse, Loie Fuller, at Home in 1913," 8 Aug. 2019 Take a tour and watch the glassmakers in action, and then walk a few blocks to tour (and sample!) at Theo Chocolate. The Seattle Times, "Secret Seattle: 10 hidden neighborhood hangouts," 15 Oct. 2018 In a similar vein, the Swiss designer Julie Richoz collaborated with Nouvel Studio, an artisanal glassmaker that’s also worked with EWE, on a series of prismatic vases. Diana Budds, Curbed, "4 lessons Mexican designers can teach the world," 19 Oct. 2018 His complex creations, which are contemporary reimaginings of the cabinets of curiosity that became popular in 16th-century Europe, are made in solitude, save for the steadying presence of his wife, a fellow glassmaker and artist, Micha Karlsland. Aimee Farrell, New York Times, "The Danish Glassblower Making Modern Curiosities," 24 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of glassmaker

1576, in the meaning defined above

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“Glassmaker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of glassmaker

: a person who makes glass

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