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water glass

Definitions of water glass
  1. noun
    a glass for drinking water
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    type of:
    drinking glass, glass
    a container for holding liquids while drinking
  2. noun
    clock that measures time by the escape of water
    synonyms: clepsydra, water clock
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    type of:
    clock
    a timepiece that shows the time of day
  3. noun
    gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
    synonyms: water gage, water gauge
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    types:
    water level
    a water gauge that shows the level by showing the surface of the water in a trough or U-shaped tube
    type of:
    gage, gauge
    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  4. noun
    a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
    synonyms: sodium silicate, soluble glass
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    type of:
    glass
    a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
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