Definition of Marver

1. n. A stone, or cast-iron plate, or former, on which hot glass is rolled to give it shape.



Definition of Marver

1. Noun. (context: glassblowing) A flat heat-proof surface, on which a gather of glass is rolled into shape. ¹

2. Verb. To roll glass on a marver. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marver

1. to roll glass on a marble slab [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marver

marveling
marvelled
marveller
marvellest
marvelleth
marvelling
marvellous
marvellously
marvellousness
marvelment
marvelous
marvelously
marvelousness
marvelousnesses
marvels
marver (current term)
marvered
marvering
marvers
marvy
marxisms
mary-bud
marybud
marybuds
maryjane
maryjanes
marysole
marzacotto
marzipan
marzipan layer

Literary usage of Marver

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1. Chemical Technology: Or, Chemistry, Applied to the Arts and to Manufactures by Friedrich Ludwig Knapp, Walter Rogers Johnson (1849)
"46, on a solid plate of cast-iron c, also railed a marver, al- bough used for a dif- ;rent purpose ... of " marver- ing," the workman cools the iron pipe, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement, and Present State of the by George Richardson Porter (1832)
"marver.—Paraison.—Blowing.—Re.heating.— Elongating.—Pontil.—Fashioning.—Detaching.—Removal to Annealing Oven.—Moulding.—Annealing.—Why indispensable. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"The condition or quality of being marvelous or wonderful. marver (mär'vèr), n. [< F. marbre, marble: see marble.] In glass-manuf., a slab or tablet, ..."

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