marver

[ mahr-ver ]
/ ˈmɑr vər /

noun

a hard, flat surface of stone, wood, or metal, on which a mass of molten glass is rolled and shaped in glassmaking.

verb (used with object)

to roll (glass) on a marver.

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Origin of marver

1825–35; <French marbremarble
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Example sentences from the Web for 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