Definitions for water glass
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a drinking glass; tumbler.
a glass container for holding water, as for growing bulbs, plants, or the like.
a device, as a tube or a box with a glass bottom, for observing objects beneath the surface of water.
Ref: sodium silicate.
soluble glass, water glass, sodium silicate(noun)
a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
a glass for drinking water
water gauge, water gage, water glass(noun)
gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
water clock, clepsydra, water glass(noun)
clock that measures time by the escape of water
A common name for some water-soluble silicate compounds, especially when occurring in dissolved, jelly-like form.
see Soluble glass, under Glass