under glass

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: in a glass container
Most of the articles in the museum are preserved under glass.

Examples of under glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They may be lit by spotlights under glass or tucked safely inside cabinets. Nathaniel Scharping, Discover Magazine, 4 Apr. 2024 One of those sits under glass at his office in Los Angeles. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan. 2024 Place under glass domes or in bowls for a simple, elegant look. Kaylei Fear, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Nov. 2023 Your wife can always make her own prime rib or pheasant under glass or whatever. John Hodgman, New York Times, 13 Oct. 2023 Two pages are typically displayed, under glass, surrounded by a crowd of visitors. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 1 June 2023 More of the wall was visible under glass panels in the sidewalk. Nick Romeo, The New Yorker, 22 Aug. 2023 Thomas also kept Margaret’s drawings under glass on his desk, Leo told the New Yorker. Timothy Bella, Washington Post, 5 May 2023 The Philadelphia Eagles didn’t sign quarterback Jalen Hurts to a five-year, $255 million contract extension to encase the former Alabama standout in bubble wrap and display him under glass. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 21 Apr. 2023

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“Under glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20glass. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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