- a flint glass with a high lead content, used to imitate gemstones.
Origin of strass1
- silk waste produced in making skeins.
Origin of strass2
Examples from the Web for strass
Historical Examples of strass
At No. 58 lived Strass, the inventor of the simili-diamonds.Historic Paris
Jetta S. Wolff
The first little town that reckons in the Zillerthal is Strass, a very unpretending place, and then Schlitters.The Valleys of Tirol
R. H. Busk
From strass 7000 gr.; pure calcined sesquioxide of iron (trocus martis), 65 gr.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Of the transparent glass paste termed Stras or Strass we have already spoken.Jewellery
H. Clifford Smith,
In the glass known as strass, used to make imitation Diamonds, the adamantine luster is well imitated.
- jewellery another word for paste 1 (def. 6)