glassblowing

[ glas-bloh-ing ]
/ ˈglæsˌbloʊ ɪŋ /

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.

Origin of glassblowing

First recorded in 1820–30; glass + blowing

Related forms

glass·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 Forms

glass-blower, noun
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