- a hard, flat surface of stone, wood, or metal, on which a mass of molten glass is rolled and shaped in glassmaking.
- to roll (glass) on a marver.
Origin of marver
1825–35; < French marbre marble
- marvelous; wonderful.
Origin of marv
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Examples from the Web for marver
Historical Examples of marver
With incredible speed the blower flattened its base upon a marver or table topped with sheet iron.The Story of Glass
Sara Ware Bassett
- manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle: a missile that has one or more warheads that may be controlled so as to avoid enemy defences
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