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firing glass

fir·ing glass
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r-ing glas, glahs]
    • /ˈfaɪər ɪŋ glæs, glɑs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r-ing glas, glahs]
    • /ˈfaɪər ɪŋ glæs, glɑs/

Definition of firing glass words

  • noun firing glass a drinking glass of the 18th century having a conical, rounded body on a thick stem and a heavy spreading foot. 1

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Origin of firing glass

First appearance:

before 1900
One of the 17% newest English words
First recorded in 1900-05

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Parts of speech for Firing glass

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

firing glass popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

firing glass usage trend in Literature

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