HyperDic: glassy

English > 3 senses of the word glassy:
ADJECTIVEallglassyresembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness
allglassy, glazed(used of eyes) lacking liveliness
allglassy, vitreous, vitrified(of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing / fusing a vitreous solution to it
glassy > pronunciation
Soundsglae'siy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > glassy: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness.
Examples
  • "the glassy surface of the lake"
  • "the pavement was...glassy with water"- Willa Cather
BroadersmoothHaving a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
Spanishvidrioso
Nounsglassa brittle / brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
English > glassy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(used of eyes) lacking liveliness.
Example "a glassy stare"
Synonymglazed
Broaderemptyholding or containing nothing
Spanishvidrioso
English > glassy: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing / fusing a vitreous solution to it.
Example "glassy porcelain"
Synonymsvitreous, vitrified
CategoryceramicsThe art of making and decorating pottery
Broaderglazed, shinyHaving a shiny surface or coating / coating
Spanishvidrioso, vitrificado

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