Definition of Punty

1. n. See Pontee.



Definition of Punty

1. Noun. (glassblowing) A metal rod used in the glassblowing process. After a glass vessel has been blown to approximate size and the bottom of the piece has been finalized, the rod, which is tipped with a wad of hot glass, is attached to the bottom of the vessel to hold it while the top is finalized. It often leaves an irregular or ring-shaped scar on the base when removed called the "pontil mark". ¹

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Definition of Punty

1. an iron rod used in glassmaking [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punty

punte
punted
puntee
puntees
punters
punties
puntilla
puntillas
punting
punto
puntos
punts
puntsman
puntsmen
punty (current term)
punx
puny
punyism
pup
pup tent
pupa
pupadom
pupae
pupal
pupaphobia
puparia
puparial
puparium
pupas

Literary usage of Punty

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1. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1835)
"... near Tiverton, in the f.punty, of Devon, commander in the Royal Navy, for ...... fris invention of improvements applicable to inland navi- ..."

2. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"A punty tipped with a small knob of hot glass is next stuck to the foot of the wine-glass, ... It is now severed from the end of the punty by a sharp blow, ..."

3. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Park Benjamin, D. Appleton and Company (1880)
"The bottle is now supported by the punty, as shown at a, Fig. ... 2192, is immediately carried by the punty-rod to the annealing-oven by a boy, ..."

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