glassblowing

[ glas-bloh-ing ]
/ ˈglæsˌbloʊ ɪŋ /
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noun

the art or process of forming or shaping a mass of molten or heat-softened glass into ware by blowing air into it through a tube.

Nearby words

  1. glass, carter,
  2. glass, philip,
  3. glass-blowing,
  4. glass-faced,
  5. glass-maker,
  6. glassboro,
  7. glassed-in,
  8. glasses,
  9. glassfish,
  10. glassful

Origin of glassblowing

First recorded in 1820–30; glass + blowing

Related formsglass·blow·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for glass-blowing

glass-blowing

noun

the process of shaping a mass of molten or softened glass into a vessel, shape, etc, by blowing air into it through a tube
Derived Formsglass-blower, noun

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