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English definition of “glass”

glass

noun     /ɡlɑːs/
SUBSTANCE [U] A1 a hard, transparent substance that objects such as windows and bottles are made of: broken glass glass jars Glass
DRINKING CONTAINER [C] A1 a container made of glass that is used for drinking : I'll get you a clean glass. Would you like a glass of water ? → See also magnifying glass, stained glassDishes, bowls, cups and glasses
(Definition of glass noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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