• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. glæs; Dut., Ger., and Sw. glas; cog. with glow, gleam, glance, glare.


In literature:

When the black is removed, wipe them clean, and polish with glass, not sand-paper.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The spores can be readily obtained from morels by taking a mature specimen and placing it on white paper under a glass for a few hours.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
When the apricots rise in the jelly and jelly well, put them in pots or glasses, and cover closely with brandy paper.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Instead of glass windows, they had oiled paper to let in the light.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
The magistrate blew his nose, rubbed his glasses, and irritably looked at the next paper.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
They examined the texture of the paper, the ink and the postage stamp, carefully through a powerful magnifying glass.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
On the little table beside his bed, near his glass, a bit of white paper lay.
"The Duke Of Chimney Butte" by G. W. Ogden
Inside the paper roll is placed a small and sealed glass bubble containing sulphuric acid.
"The Story of a Tinder-box" by Charles Meymott Tidy
It was in front of the High Light, where a small scrap of paper still clung to the plate glass.
"The Plunderer" by Roy Norton
Move your hand a little toward the glass so that the paper is somewhat bent.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne

In poetry:

Then he paused for a moment and clasped his hands,
And running to the looking-glass before it he stands,
Then he smoothed his yellow curls without delay,
And from a tin box takes a scroll of paper worn and grey.
"Little Pierre's Song" by William Topaz McGonagall
My glasses, news-papers, and I late,
Enter the parlour to be private--
"Let's see what Statesmen are contriving;
How the politic nags they're driving."
But how can I men's actions view,
Who know so little what they do?
"A Day" by William Hutton
He comes with a careless "How d' ye do?"
And seats himself in my elbow-chair;
And my morning paper and pamphlet new
Fall forthwith under his special care,
And he wipes his glasses and clears his throat,
And, button by button, unfolds his coat.
"The Demon Of The Study" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

The Mercado de Trueque encourages people to recycle paper, glass and plastic.
After colorful fabrics, glass sculptures, rural painting and Japanese paper art, the Janice Mason Art Museum will be offering another new exhibit that is sure to be unusual.
Fifty years ago, Americans wrapped their sandwiches in waxed paper, poured their milk from glass bottles, wore rubberized coats when it rained, drove cars made from steel and reheated dinner in an old pie tin in the oven.
At 9 am on Saturday, March 11, Spike Lee sat behind a desk piled high with the daily papers in a Regency Hotel suite, dressed in a black blazer embossed with a white Yankees emblem, black pants and round thick-rimmed tortoiseshell glasses.
Recycling is no longer just for your paper, plastic, aluminum, glass and metal products.
When it comes to observing the natural world, you don't need much, though a magnifying glass and a piece of paper for notes or sketches can be handy.
At the beginning of "Paper Heart," Charlyne Yi, in dark-rimmed glasses and grubby sweats, walks around streets and shopping malls holding a cordless microphone.
You could plant a tree, and recycle your plastic, glass, and paper, or use the back side of printer paper before tossing it.
Publix Cleaner with Bleach, Publix Glass Cleaner and Publix Ultra Absorbent Paper Towels are being offered for a combined price of $7.99.
(89 gsm) heavyweight wet strength label paper designed for large glass and plastic containers used in food, beverage and condiment applications.
Spider mites are very small, Potter said, so the best way to check for living mites on a plant is to tap its leaves over a sheet of white paper and examine the paper with a magnifying glass.
Annual event featuring ornaments made from paper, beads, wire, glass, feathers and more to benefit the Spokane Art School.
Gabriel Orozco , Astroturf Constellation (detail), 2012, 1,188 found objects, including plastic, glass, paper, metal, and other materials, and thirteen photographic grids, framed, each comprising 99 chromogenic prints.
In the corporate world—the land of office supplies, paper cuts and ink stains—there has long existed a glass ceiling.
Difficult economic times mean recycling centers across the nation are seeing demand for recycled items such as paper, cardboard and glass diminish.

In science:

All of these results, as well as the utility of such order parameters for general many-particle systems (including glasses), will be reported in a longer paper. P. J.
Is Random Close Packing of Spheres Well Defined?
Finally, we show why decreasing the open pore density of the Vycor glass should allow the reentrant phase to be detected experimentally A brief summary of our paper is as follows.
Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity of dilute Bose gas in a random potential
The main motivation behind this paper originates in the study of the Random Hopping Time (RHT) dynamics of the Random Energy Model (REM), which is often called the simplest model of a spin glass.
Hitting time of large subsets of the hypercube
The whole analytic structure of the free energy as a function of T and σ remains to be explored. A new quantity which appeared in this paper is the single-vortex glass temperature Tg .
Vortex statistics in a disordered two-dimensional XY model
In this paper we describe a PLD-based machine, dedicated to three dimensional spin glass models with variables belonging to Z2 and couplings to first and second neighbours.
A Dedicated Computer for Ising-like Spin Glass Models