glass
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glass(
glahs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. el vidrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Take this bag of broken glass to the recycling bin.Lleva esta bolsa de vidrio roto al recipiente de reciclaje.
b. el cristal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The glass that you ordered for the windows just arrived.El cristal que pediste para las ventanas acaba de llegar.
2. (glassware)
a. la cristalería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We'll use the special glass for Thanksgiving dinner.Usaremos la cristalería especial para la cena de Acción de Gracias.
3. (drinking container)
a. el vaso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Which glasses shall we use for dinner?¿Cuáles vasos usamos para la cena?
b. la copa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(with a stem)
We need some more glasses so everyone can try the wine.Necesitamos más copas para que todos prueben el vino.
c. la copita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for liqueurs)
Bartender, a glass for my friend here.Barman, una copita para mi amigo aquí.
4. (glassful)
a. el vaso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The kids drank a glass of milk before going to bed.Los niños bebieron un vaso de leche antes de irse a la cama.
b. la copa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They enjoyed a glass of fine wine with their dinner.Disfrutaron una copa de vino fino con la cena.
5. (barometer)
a. el barómetro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The glass is higher today. - Good, it's going to be a nice day.El barómetro está más alto hoy. - Bien, va a ser un bonito día.
6. (mirror)
a. el espejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The evil queen admired herself in the glass.La reina malvada se admiró en el espejo.
7. (spyglass)
a. el catalejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sailor brought the glass to his eye to search for land.El marinero se acercó el catalejo al ojo para buscar tierra.
8. (magnifying glass)
a. la lupa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I keep a glass at my desk so I can read tiny print.Mantengo una lupa en mi escritorio para poder ver las letras chiquitas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
9. (made of glass)
a. de cristal
We have a glass door leading into the garden.Tenemos una puerta de cristal para salir al jardín.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to enclose with glass)
a. acristalar
The whole back area of the kitchen was glassed allowing a view that stretched over rolling hills.Toda la parte trasera de la cocina estaba acristalada, lo que permitía una vista que abarcaba las colinas onduladas.
11.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to injure with a glass or bottle) (United Kingdom)
a. herir con vidrio a
The row between the two drunks heated up and one glassed the other in the face with a broken bottle.La pelea entre los dos borrachos se caldeó y uno hirió a otro en la cara con el vidrio de una botella rota.
glasses
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
12. (spectacles)
a. las gafas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have to wear glasses to be able to read.Tengo que llevar gafas para poder leer.
b. los lentes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, las lentes
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Have you seen my glasses?¿Has visto mis lentes?
c. los anteojos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You look very good in those glasses.Te ves muy bien con esos anteojos.
d. los espejuelos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't think those round glasses suit him.Para mí, esos espejuelos redondos no le quedan bien.
13. (binoculars)
a. los binoculares
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Pass me the glasses to see if I can get a closer look at the fox.Pásame los binoculares para ver si puedo ver el zorro de más cerca.
b. los prismáticos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We used some glasses to observe the birds in the bay.Usamos unos prismáticos para observar las aves de la bahía.
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glass
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. el vidrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el cristal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
2. (vessel)
a. el vaso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (with stem)
a. la copa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (glassware)
a. la cristalería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
a glass of wineun vaso de vino
glass bottlebotella de vidrio or
glass casevitrina f
5. (fig)
a.
glass ceilingbarreras fpl laborales or profesionales
glass eyeojo de vidrio or
glass woollana de vidrio
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glass [ɡlɑːs]
noun
1 (material) vidrio (m); cristal (m)
under glass [+exhibit] bajo vidrio; en una vitrina; [+plant] en invernadero
2 (glassware) cristalería (f); artículos (m) de cristal
3 (tumbler, schooner etc) (drinking vessel for water) vaso (m); (for wine, sherry, champagne) copa (f); (for beer) caña (f); (for liqueur, brandy) copita (f)
4 (glassful) [of beer, water, wine] vaso (m); [of liqueur, brandy] copa (f)
5 (barometer) barómetro (m)
6 (mirror) espejo (m)
to look at o.s. in the glass mirarse en el espejo
7 (spyglass) catalejo (m)
8 glasses (spectacles) gafas (f); lentes (m); anteojos (m); especially (LAm) (binoculars) gemelos (m)
modifier
[+bottle, ornament, eye] de vidrio or cristal; [+slipper] de cristal
glass case (n) vitrina (f)
glass ceiling (n) tope (m) or barrera (f) invisible que impide ascender profesionalmente a las mujeres o miembros de minorías étnicas; (que impide ascender profesionalmente a las mujeres o miembros de minorías étnicas)
glass door (n) puerta (f) vidriera or de cristales
glass eye (n) ojo (m) de cristal
glass fibre glass fiber (US) (n) fibra (f) de vidrio; (as modifier) de fibra de vidrio
a glass fibre boat una embarcación de fibra de vidrio
glass house (n)
people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones siempre habla el que más tiene que callar; mira quién fue a hablar
When will they learn? People in glass houses really shouldn't throw stones There are arguments to be made on both sides, but I would say people who live in glass houses should be careful about their stones
glass industry (n) industria (f) vidriera
glass slipper (n) zapatilla (f) de cristal
glass wool (n) lana (f) de vidrio
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glas
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glas(
glahs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (culinary)
a. confectioner's
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No me gusta el azúcar glas en los pasteles.I don't like confectioner's sugar on cakes.
b. icing (United Kingdom)
Esparce azúcar glas y canela sobre la torta de chocolate.Sprinkle icing sugar and cinnamon over the cake.
c. powdered
El panadero esparció azúcar glas sobre los brownies.The baker sprinkled powdered sugar over the brownies.
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