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Definition of "glasswork" [glass•work]

  • The manufacture of glassware or glass. (noun)
  • The cutting and fitting of glass panes; glaziery. (noun)
  • See glassware. (noun)
  • An establishment where glass is manufactured. Also called glasshouse. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "glasswork" in a sentence
  • "So I'm getting more and more excited about the idea of spinning off a side business in glasswork."
  • "Tiffany's ecclesiastical glasswork clearly has unique elements that make it distinct from its mediaeval and Victorian precursors -- though there is yet a clear continuity with them as well."
  • "Keeping our focus still on glasswork, I would now like to briefly turn your attention to the work of two others who operate within the modern context, but in a much different style from that of Tiffany."