from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A drinking glass or goblet.
- noun An open tube or box having a glass bottom for making observations below the surface of the water.
- noun A water gauge made of glass.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A water-clock or clepsydra.
- noun An instrument for making observations be neath the surface of water, consisting of a tube with a glass bottom; a water-telescope.
- noun Same as
soluble glass(which see, under glass).
- noun A glass water-gage to indicate to the eye the level of the water in a steam-boiler.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Chem.) See Soluble glass, under
- A clepsydra.
- An instrument consisting of an open box or tube with a glass bottom, used for examining objects in the water, as upon the sea bottom in shallow places.
- A water gauge for a steam boiler.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun inorganic chemistry A common name for some water-
soluble silicatecompounds, especially when occurring in dissolved, jelly-like form.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun clock that measures time by the escape of water
- noun a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
- noun a glass for drinking water
- noun gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
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