glory hog (1940s+)
noun 1. Nautical. 2. Glassmaking. an auxiliary furnace for reheating glass that has cooled during offhand blowing. 3. Mining. . noun 1. (informal) a room, cupboard, or other storage space that contains an untidy and miscellaneous collection of objects 2. (nautical) another term for lazaretto (sense 1) n. “a drawer or place where things are […]
- Glory hog
noun phrase A person who blatantly seeks adulation; glory hound: Our self-abnegating chief turned out to be a glory hog (1960s+)
noun 1. . noun 1. a shrub, Tibouchina urvilleana, native to Brazil, having showy purple flowers, cultivated as an ornamental.
- Glucose oxidase method
glucose oxidase method n. A highly specific method for measuring glucose in serum or plasma by reacting the test fluid with glucose oxidase in which gluconic acid and hydrogen peroxide are formed.