water glass

noun

Definition of water glass

  1. 1 :  a glass vessel (such as a drinking glass) for holding water

  2. 2 :  an instrument consisting of an open box or tube with a glass bottom used for examining objects in or under water

  3. 3 :  a substance that consists usually of the silicate of sodium, is found in commerce as a glassy mass, a stony powder, or dissolved in water as a viscous syrupy liquid, and is used especially as a cement, a protective coating, and as a fireproofing agent

First Known Use of water glass

1590


WATER GLASS Defined for English Language Learners

water glass

noun

Definition of water glass for English Language Learners

  • : a drinking glass


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