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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used of eyes) lacking liveliness; (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it; Smooth and shiny and slick.

Usage examples (38)
  • The glassy surface of the lake
  • I placed the two halves under the broiler for a few seconds and they came out a bit warm covered in glassy, shiny sugar layer.
  • Soon his "glassy" eyes were closed, and in a few moments he began to snore!
  • The very top of the structure appeared to be covered with some kind of glassy material. for more
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