glasswork

noun
glass·​work | \ ˈglas-ˌwərk How to pronounce glasswork (audio) \

Definition of glasswork

1a : the manufacture of glass or glassware also : glaziers' work
b glassworks plural : glasshouse sense 1
2 : glassware

Other Words from glasswork

glassworker \ ˈglas-​ˌwər-​kər How to pronounce glasswork (audio) \ noun

Examples of glasswork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anatolia, now part of modern Turkey, was a cradle of glasswork, and the studio’s designs are influenced by the wealth of artifacts from the many civilizations that have made the region home. New York Times, 4 Aug. 2022 Oils, watercolors, mixed media, digital, photography, glasswork, woodworking, jewelry, pottery and more will be on display and for sale. San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 June 2022 Structural construction of the fabrication facility, called the fab, is nearing completion, and the office building has about half of its glasswork completed. Corina Vanek, The Arizona Republic, 3 June 2022 In the subway project, fur, sticks, hair extensions, sequins, buttons, embroidery, festive masks, and even birds and flowers are marvelously and convincingly realized through the glasswork fabricated by Franz Mayer of Munich. New York Times, 16 May 2022 This technique is a type of glasswork using a torch to melt glass. Arkansas Online, 21 Sep. 2021 This technique is a type of glasswork using a torch to melt glass. Arkansas Online, 21 Sep. 2021 This technique is a type of glasswork using a torch to melt glass. Arkansas Online, 21 Sep. 2021 This technique is a type of glasswork using a torch to melt glass. Arkansas Online, 21 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of glasswork

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Last Updated

13 Aug 2022

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“Glasswork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glasswork. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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