a musical instrument composed of a set of graduated, revolving glass bowls, the rims of which are moistened and set in vibration by friction from the fingertips.
a musical instrument of the 18th century consisting of a set of glass bowls of graduated pitches, played by rubbing the fingers over the moistened rims or by a keyboard mechanism Sometimes shortened to harmonica Also called musical glasses
[glas-hous, glahs-] /ˈglæsˌhaʊs, ˈglɑs-/ noun, plural glasshouses [glas-hou-ziz, glahs-] /ˈglæsˌhaʊ zɪz, ˈglɑs-/ (Show IPA) 1. a glassworks. 2. Chiefly British. a green-house. 3. British Informal. a military prison. /ˈɡlɑːsˌhaʊs/ noun 1. (Brit) a glass building, esp a greenhouse, used for growing plants in protected or controlled conditions 2. (obsolete, informal, mainly Brit) a military detention […]
[glas-ee, glah-see] /ˈglæs i, ˈglɑ si/ noun, Marbles. 1. (def 4).
[gla-seen] /glæˈsin/ noun 1. a strong, thin, glazed, semitransparent paper, often made into small bags, used for packaging foods, for book jackets, etc. /ɡlæˈsiːn/ noun 1. a glazed translucent paper used for book jackets
noun 1. a person’s jaw, especially that of a boxer, that is vulnerable to even a light blow. noun 1. (boxing, informal) a jaw that is excessively fragile or susceptible to punches noun phrase A boxer’s chin that cannot tolerate a hard punch (1920+ Prizefight)