glass tank

  1. a reverberatory furnace in which glass is melted directly under the flames.

Words Nearby glass tank Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use glass tank in a sentence

  • I was once watching a big Crab eating his dinner under a rocky ledge in a large glass tank.

    On the Seashore | R. Cadwallader Smith
  • Perhaps you have watched an open Anemone in a pool, or in a glass tank, and seen it at its meals.

    On the Seashore | R. Cadwallader Smith
  • Behind us in the window was a long glass tank of gold fish, into which from time to time a huge cat would reach an omnivorous paw.

    The Harbor | Ernest Poole
  • If a number of very young Herrings or Eels were placed in a glass tank of sea-water, you would have a hard task to find them.

    Within the Deep | R. Cadwallader Smith
  • At home they keep a big glass tank on one of the bookcases in the study.

    Pond and Stream | Arthur Ransome