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 glassmaker (audio) \ noun

Examples of glassmaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead, illuminate the night with a crystal lantern from the oldest cristallerie in Europe, French glassmaker Saint-Louis. Andrew Nelson, WSJ, 27 Mar. 2021 Made by Tokyo’s oldest glassmaker, Hirota Glass, this delicate soy sauce cruet has milky, opalescent stripes and holds five ounces of liquid. Mackenzie Chung Fegan, Bon Appétit, 17 Nov. 2020 The glassmaker Corning has a $204 million contract with the government to make it, and cut a deal in May to provide it to Pfizer. Adam Rogers, Wired, 13 Nov. 2020 Irish glassmaker Ardagh Group was looking to raise $600 million from selling bonds last month. Anna Hirtenstein, WSJ, 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, 21 Apr. 2020 Colbert worried about the dominance of Venetian glassmakers; Mr Xi worries about the dominance of American chipmakers. The Economist, 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, 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, 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of glassmaker

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 22 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of glassmaker

: a person who makes glass


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