glasshouse

Definitions

  • Artifacts found near the site of the Jamestown glasshouse which was in operation as early as 1608: a small melting pot, part of a working hole, fragment from large melting pot, cullet (broken or refuse glass shown in lower left corner), and green glass fragments (lower center and lower right)
    Artifacts found near the site of the Jamestown glasshouse which was in operation as early as 1608: a small melting pot, part of a working hole, fragment from large melting pot, cullet (broken or refuse glass shown in lower left corner), and green glass fragments (lower center and lower right)
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n glasshouse a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Glasshouse A house where glass is made; a commercial house that deals in glassware.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n glasshouse A house where glass is made; a manufactory of glass.
    • n glasshouse A greenhouse, as being glazed or covered in with glass. See glass house, under glass, a.
    • n glasshouse A room with a glass roof, in which the best arrangements of light and shade can be produced for photographing purposes.
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Usage

In literature:

That would seem to be Glasshouse Street.
"The Mystery of 31 New Inn" by R. Austin Freeman
In 1798 Messrs. Shakespeare and Johnston had a glasshouse in Walmer Lane.
"Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham" by Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
On the way thither an old-fashioned yew hedge may be seen round about a vast glasshouse.
"Nature Near London" by Richard Jefferies
It is as yet new in English gardens, and is often grown in pots in warm glasshouses.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
Lint was produced in large quantities in the Colonies, and glass vials were manufactured in numerous glasshouses.
"Drug Supplies in the American Revolution" by George B. Griffenhagen
That bland, blundering fool, that glasshouse, that damned supercilious ass: all this and more he cried upon James.
"Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
Give plenty of air from top-lights to glasshouses.
"Small Gardens" by Violet Purton Biddle
Daisy said it was a place in Glasshouse Street for which she had no very great affection.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
Now he saw in through the pale blue silk curtains of the first glasshouse.
"Wang the Ninth" by Putnam Weale
Soon they were alone in the chilly glasshouse with the moon and a star or two besides.
"The Passionate Elopement" by Compton Mackenzie
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In news:

A Secluded Glasshouse in Sag Harbor.
Two New Yorkers go in search of seclusion — and wind up finding it in a see-through glasshouse in Sag Harbor.
Glasshouse Images presents new CORE Images that include new contributor Ron Purdy.
Glasshouse also has more dreamy imagery from recent contributor Marianne Ellis, clever conceptual work from Glasshouse veteran Snap Decision and more.
IT infrastructure services provider GlassHouse Technologies filed for a $75 million IPO about one year after it withdrew a previous IPO plan.
Glasshouse Square, a neighborhood retail center at 3146 Sports Arena Blvd in San Diego, has been sold for $24 million, according to data reported May 8 by CoStar Group.
Speed of climate change makes glasshouses bulwarks in the battle to preserve biodiversity.
Finch will be reuniting to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 'What It Is to Burn' on Feb 1, 2013 at the Glasshouse in Pomona, Calif We are excited to play 'What It Is to Burn' from front to back in its entirety.
But according to GlassHouse, 80% of large companies -- organizations with petabytes of data, hundreds of thousands of applications and plenty of reasons to cut storage costs -- still keep data on a single tier .
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