Definitions for water glass

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa′ter glass`(n.)

or wa′ter•glass`

  1. a drinking glass; tumbler.

  2. a glass container for holding water, as for growing bulbs, plants, or the like.

  3. a device, as a tube or a box with a glass bottom, for observing objects beneath the surface of water.

    Category: Optics

  4. Category: Chemistry

    Ref: sodium silicate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. water glass(noun)

    a glass for drinking water

  3. water gauge, water gage, water glass(noun)

    gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir

  4. water clock, clepsydra, water glass(noun)

    clock that measures time by the escape of water

Wiktionary

  1. water glass(Noun)

    A common name for some water-soluble silicate compounds, especially when occurring in dissolved, jelly-like form.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water glass

    see Soluble glass, under Glass

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