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English definition of “glass sth in/over”

glass sth in/over

verb uk phrasal verb with glass   /ɡlɑːs/ us    /ɡlæs/
to use glass to fill the open spaces in something or to cover something: We glassed in the porch to make a small conservatory. The manuscripts are now glassed over, to stop them being damaged.
(Definition of glass sth in/over from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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