Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Enclosed by glass or panels of glass.

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  • adjective Enclosed, surrounded, or contained by glass panels, usually for protection.

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Examples

  • How about a glassed-in ATM targeted by a security camera or two?

    The English Is Coming!

  • How about a glassed-in ATM targeted by a security camera or two?

    The English Is Coming!

  • Anyway, the Harvard Square ABP has a glassed-in greenhouse where you can sit and drink your warming beverage while looking out at the university -- and in the way of things, that greenhouse is inhabited by a couple of smart, fat sparrows who are much snugger (and smugger) than the sparrows still stuck outside.

    live through this and you won't look back

  • I headed to Dave's glassed-in cubicle in the midst of the newsroom.

    Dave Broder: A reporter at heart

  • I was also very impressed with the library itself, which looks shiny and new and somewhat SF-y, with all it's curving balconies and glassed-in, circular "quiet rooms."

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  • We spent the better part of the afternoon fearing a gust of wind would bring yet another huge tree crashing down on the glassed-in kitchen.

    Misjudging Irene

  • After Caden receives the MacArthur grant, he strives to recreate every aspect of his life within a massive glassed-in “stage,” with actors playing himself and everyone he knows, gradually becoming more detached from reality as his never-seen “art” is perfected and civilization devolves outside of his studio.

    Art as Affliction

  • Fun in the Box | 5: 05 p.m. The Bidens are with the Obamas inside the glassed-in reviewing stand.

    Live Blog: The Inauguration of Barack Obama - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Other than a broad wooden desk and a high-backed chair upholstered in leather, the only furniture in the room consisted of bookshelves and glassed-in cases.

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  • Fun in the Box | 5: 05 p.m. The Bidens are with the Obamas inside the glassed-in reviewing stand.

    Live Blog: The Inauguration of Barack Obama - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

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