hand-held lens used for magnifyingobjects 放大镜. =>illus 见插图.
a round piece of glass with a handle, used to make objects or print look bigger
1. Bits of broken glass, lengths of string, a key to a door long since decayed away, a rusty knife-blade, old shoes saved for a road that never was and never will be, a nail bent under the weight of things too heavy for any nail, a dried flower or two s 碎玻璃块；小线头儿；一扇早已朽败的门上的钥匙；一把锈蚀的刀；一双为某条从来没有、将来也不会有的路而准备的旧鞋；一颗弯折的钉，它所承受过的重量足以弄折任何钉子；一两支干花，仍散发出几许花香。
2. We can perhaps forgive those who said the moons of Jupiter were produced by Galileo´s spyglass if we recall that in his day, as for centuries before, curved glass was the popular contrivance for producing not truth but illusion, untruth; 如果我们回想一下伽利略之前几个世纪期间，曲面镜一直是一种用于产生幻影而不是产生真象的把戏装置，那么我们就会原谅那些当时把伽利略观察到的木星卫生说成是伽利略用他的小望远镜变出来的人们，
3. The glass fell to the floor and broke into fragments. 玻璃杯落在地上, 摔成了碎片。
4. The glassware is made of opaque glass. 这个玻璃制品是用不透明的玻璃做的。
5. The glass reflected her face. 玻璃杯映出了她的脸。
6. There´s not much sustenance in a glass of orange squash. 一杯橙汁饮料没有什么营养.
7. The more expensive kind of antique shop where rare objects are beautifully displayed in glass cases to keep them free from dust is usually a forbidding place. 高档一点的古玩店为了防尘，把文物漂亮地陈列在玻璃柜子里，那里往往令人望而却步。
8. The Crystal Palace was different from all other buildings in the world, for it was made of iron and glass. 这座水晶宫不同于世界上所有的其他建筑，因为它是用钢和玻璃建成的。
9. Tomintoul, Scotland — On Saturday night at The Grouse's Nest, they're still willing to raise a glass or two to “Lord Williams” , though now his title prompts laughter. 苏格兰托明陶尔——周六晚，在"牢骚酒吧"，村民依旧乐意向"威廉斯勋爵"祝酒，尽管这个头衔现在只能引来阵阵笑声。
10. Taking a glass of water from the table, I put my finger over the end of the straw and allow a few drops of the cool moisture to slide into her mouth and ease her thirst. 我从桌上拿起一杯水，用手指封着吸管的一端，滴了几滴凉凉的水到她的嘴里，以缓解她的干渴。