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glass·blow·ing

or glass blowing  (glăs′blō′ĭng)
n.
The art or process of shaping an object from molten glass by blowing air into it through a tube.

glass′blow′er, glass blower n.
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glass•blow•ing

(ˈglæsˌbloʊ ɪŋ)

n.
the art or process of forming or shaping a mass of molten or heat-softened glass into ware by blowing air into it through a tube.
[1820–30]
glass′blow`er, n.
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Translations

glassblowing

[ˈglɑːsˌbləʊɪŋ] Nsoplado m de vidrio
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