water glass: Meaning and Definition of

wa'ter glass"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a drinking glass; tumbler.
  2. a glass container for holding water, as for growing bulbs, plants, or the like.
  3. a glass tube used to indicate water level, as in a boiler.
  4. a device for observing objects beneath the surface of the water, consisting essentially of an open tube or box with a glass bottom.
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