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- n. The art of making objects from molten glass, especially by manipulating a lump of molten glass on the end of a tube whilst blowing into it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art and process of creating glass objects, by shaping glass when reduced by heat to a viscid state, using various manipulations with the hands, especially by inflating it by blowing through a tube. The process is used to manufacture a wide variety of useful and ornamental objects. The manufacture of simple glass objects has been automated, but complex glass objects are still made by the traditional hand processes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process of making glassware and window-glass by taking a mass of viscid glass from the melting-pot on the end of a blowing-tube and inflating it by blowing through the tube.
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