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He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
Edgar Fiedler

Meaning of "ground glass" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GROUND GLASS

ground glass play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GROUND GLASS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ground glass is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GROUND GLASS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ground glass

Ground glass

Ground glass is glass whose surface has been ground to produce a flat but rough finish. Ground glass surfaces have many applications, ranging from mere ornamentation on windows and table glassware to scientific uses in optics and laboratory glassware.

Definition of ground glass in the English dictionary

The definition of ground glass in the dictionary is glass that has a rough surface produced by grinding, used for diffusing light. Other definition of ground glass is glass in the form of fine particles produced by grinding, used as an abrasive.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GROUND GLASS

ground control
ground cover
ground crew
ground effect
ground elder
ground engineer
ground floor
ground force
ground frost
ground game
ground ice
ground ivy
ground layer
ground level
ground loop
ground pine
ground pink
ground plan
ground plate
ground plum

WORDS THAT END LIKE GROUND GLASS

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eyeglass
fiberglass
fibreglass
frosted glass
glass
green glass
hourglass
looking glass
looking-glass
magnifying glass
milk glass
plexiglass
sandglass
shot glass
spyglass
stained glass
sunglass
Tiffany glass
window glass
wine glass

Synonyms and antonyms of ground glass in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ground glass» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GROUND GLASS

Find out the translation of ground glass to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ground glass from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ground glass» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

毛玻璃
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vidrio esmerilado
570 millions of speakers

English

ground glass
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जमीन गिलास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الزجاج الأرض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

матовое стекло
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vidro moído
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থল গ্লাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

verre dépoli
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kaca tanah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mattscheibe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

すりガラス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연마 유리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kaca lemah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thủy tinh mặt đất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரை கண்ணாடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्राउंड ग्लास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

buzlu cam
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vetro smerigliato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mielone szkło
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

матове скло
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sticlă șlefuită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εσμυρισμένο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gemaalde glas
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slipat glas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slipt glass
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ground glass

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND GLASS»

The term «ground glass» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.968 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND GLASS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ground glass

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QUOTES WITH «GROUND GLASS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ground glass.
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Edgar Fiedler
He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GROUND GLASS»

Discover the use of ground glass in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ground glass and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Radiology of Chest Diseases
A specific diagnosis can sometimes be made from CT findings as in centrilobular emphysema. In other cases, for example ground-glass opacification (GGO), CT findings are less specific and a differential diagnosis may only be possible.
Sebastian Lange, Geraldine Walsh, 2011
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Imaging of Diffuse Lung Disease
of differing definitions of disease activity, differing policies regarding inclusion of patients with DIP, and varying numbers of biopsy-proven patients. Pathologic correlation of ground-glass attenuation. Because ground-glass attenuation on ...
‎1999
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Computed Tomography of the Lung: A Pattern Approach
5.2.1 of Chapter 5, mosaic perfusion refers to the presence of areas with increased attenuation (ground-glass opacity) adjacent to areas of decreased attenuation. These areas of decreased attenuation are caused by either narrowing or ...
Johny A. Verschakelen, A.L. Baert, Walter de Wever, 2007
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Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease
CT in 2 patients with non-specific idiopathic pneumonia. a Targetted image of the right lung shows a subtle but definite ground-glass infiltrate. There is a subtle and limited fine reticular pattern but no honeycombing. b Image at the level of the ...
Ulrich Costabel, Roland M. Du Bois, Jim J. Egan, 2007
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Computer Aided Diagnosis of Lung Ground Glass Opacity ...
ABSTRACT OF THE DISSERTATION Computer Aided Diagnosis of Lung Ground Glass Opacity Nodules and Large Lung Cancers in CT by Jinghao Zhou Dissertation Director: Dimitris Metaxas Diagnosis of lung nodules and cancers is a ...
Jinghao Zhou, 2008
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Top 3 Differentials in Radiology: A Case Review
Nodular ground-glass opacity at Reed JC. Chest Radiology: Plain Film Patterns and Differential Diag- thin-section CT: histologic correlation and evaluation of change at noses. St. Louis: Mosby; 1991 follow-up. Radiographics 2007;27:391- 408 ...
William T. O'Brien, 2011
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Oncology: An Evidence-Based Approach
Axial computed tomography (CT) image (lung window setting) in a 69-year-old woman shows a spiculated, solid attenuation nodule (arrow) in the right upper lobe, typical for non- small cell bronchogenic carcinoma. ground-glass/solid nodules ...
Alfred E. Chang, Patricia A. Ganz, Daniel F. Hayes, 2007
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Multidetector-Row CT of the Thorax
The most common finding of NSIP is bilateral ground-glass opacity with or without consolidation. The abnormalities mainly involve the mid- and lower lung zones and often have a subpleural predominance. A fine reticular pattern and traction ...
U. Joseph Schoepf, John E. Aldrich, 2005
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Patterson's Allergic Diseases
TABLE 11.2 COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHIC (CT) APPEARANCE OF IMMUNOLOGIC/ EOSINOPHILIC LUNG DISEASE Patchy unilateral or bilateral airspace consolidation, predominantly peripheral distribution, areas of ground- glass ...
Leslie C. Grammer, Paul A. Greenberger, 2012
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Warm Glass: A Complete Guide to Kiln-forming Techniques : ...
The technique of pale de verre involves using ground glass to make pieces, in general, the glass is placed inside a mold and fired with a specific program that fuses the particles together. Pieces made using this technique have certain special ...
Philippa Beveridge, Ignasi Doménech, Eva Pascual i Miró, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GROUND GLASS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ground glass is used in the context of the following news items.
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EIRICH in the mix for environment-friendly insulation materials
The finely ground glass has carbon carriers added to it and is then fed into a foaming furnace. At temperatures of up to 1,000°C the carbon is ... «Glass on Web, Jul 15»
2
High prevalence of bronchiectasis is linked to HTLV-1-associated …
... had thickening of bronchovascular bundles (55/320), ground glass opacities (51/320) and/or bronchiectasis (50/320; 15.6 %). The indications ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
3
Artist speaks through brush
Despite the finely-ground glass used to make the paint becoming harder to find, Inman shows no signs slowing when it comes to making what ... «Auburn Journal, Jul 15»
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3 Green-Building Materials That Will Change Construction
Ferrock™ is made without heat and uses recycled materials from other industries, such as silica from ground glass and steel dust. Everything ... «Mother Earth News, Jul 15»
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AutoMatters+: Formula E, olloclip, Cousteau and "Terminator"
... olloclip lenses (www.olloclip.com) easily clip on to popular cellular camera phones. Their optics are precision-coated, ground glass. photo ... «Del Mar Times, Jul 15»
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From The Archives: Karl Drerup, N.H. Art Community's 'Living …
From ground glass, he created stunning scenes from classical myths, vibrant dance sequences, and rich panoramas, which could have been ... «New Hampshire Public Radio, Jun 15»
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It's All Good
The stuff is ant-scale scouring powder, nature's ground glass. Sticks to ants' legs; they chew it off, grind down their own exoskeletons, die not ... «Ukiah Daily Journal, Jun 15»
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Twenty-one cases (14.1 %) exhibited ground glass opacity (GGO), including 17 cases with pure GGO lesions. The number of bronchial ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jun 15»
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The Picker: Plenty of reasons to watch this trainwreck called the U.S. …
The greens appear to be made of gravel, ground glass and Brussel sprouts. Putts appear to have been dribbled. Downhill putts accelerate ... «Tulsa World, Jun 15»
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Warning after rats' droppings in illegal cigarettes
SMOKERS are being warned to beware of 'too good to be true' offers on cigarettes and tobacco, as rats' droppings, ground glass and asbestos ... «Tamworth Herald, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ground glass [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ground-glass>. Nov 2020 ».
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