On this account the fibres of tussur or tussore silk tend to split up into fine fibrillae under the various preparatory processes in manufacturing, and its riband structure is the cause of the glassy lustre peculiar to the woven and finished fibres.
OBSIDIAN, a glassy volcanic rock of acid composition.
Wings of both pairs closely alike; firm and glassy in texture.
The minute globular bodies have occasionally a sub-pearly lustre, and glassy rocks which possess this structure have been called perlites (q.v.).
Katie sat on Kris.s couch, glassy-eyed while her own wound went untreated.