glassmaker

noun
glass·​mak·​er | \ˈglas-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of glassmaker 

: one that makes glass

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glassmaking \ˈglas-​ˌmā-​kiŋ \ noun

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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 The Tippetto glass goblets are based on vintage designs and handmade by Salviati glassmakers in Murano, Italy. New York Times, "Where Is Design Going?," 2 May 2018 Backed by investments from glassmaker Corning Inc. GLW -1.01% and investment-management firm BlackRock Inc., BLK -0.90% the Milpitas, Calif., company aims to more than double its annual output by year-end to more than 5 million square feet of glass. Mayumi Negishi, WSJ, "Office Windows Get Smart," 11 Mar. 2018 McKee’s style was duplicated by other Pennsylvania glassmakers throughout the mid 20th century, including Jeanette Glass, which called its version Jadite, and Anchor Hocking, which called theirs Jade-ite. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "WATCH: This Vintage Kitchen Staple is Experiencing a Renaissance, and We Couldn’t Be Happier," 16 Mar. 2018 Another of the newest tenants is Glassybaby, a decorative glassmaker, which opened a kiosk in 2017. Paolo Lucchesi, San Francisco Chronicle, "Does the Ferry Building still reflect the Bay Area’s food culture?," 9 Mar. 2018 In the 15th century a glassmaker discovered how to make clear glass. Joe Bargmann, Popular Mechanics, "What the Hummingbird Can Tell Us About Innovation," 15 Oct. 2014

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First Known Use of glassmaker

1576, in the meaning defined above

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glassmaker

noun

English Language Learners Definition of glassmaker

: a person who makes glass

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