the glassy

the glassy

Exceptional or excellent. Primarily heard in Australia. This burger's the glassy, mate!
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the (or just the) glassy

the most excellent person or thing. Australian informal
In mid 20th-century surfing slang, a glassy is an extremely smooth wave offering excellent surfing conditions.
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References in classic literature ?
When they came to the great lake they rowed across, and when they reached the three sharp swords they sat on the plough-wheel, and on the glassy mountain they stuck the three needles in.
The sun burned down upon the glassy sea and the white deck till the varnish on the rails cracked and blistered, and the sweat streamed like water from the faces of the labouring seamen.
It was necessary; therefore, to wait until the warmth of the sun should melt the glassy crust of sleet, and give them a foothold in the yielding snow.
That each seemed pendulous in air -- so mirror-like was the glassy water, that it was scarcely possible to say at what point upon the slope of the emerald turf its crystal dominion began.
All the blood sank suddenly out of his face; his hand quaked, and he gazed at the polished surface before him with the glassy stare of a corpse.
As the glassy polymer is a combination of crystalline and amorphous phases, the crystallites effort as an effective cross-linking and decreases the available area for permeation, thus permeance of PSU decreases [29, 30].
With the electrical steel strip thickness, approximately 0.5mm, compositional changes to the surface impact the underlying microstructure, while the nature of the oxide formed on the surface affects how easily it is removed and the adhesion of the glassy insulation layer.
The glassy carbon electrodes are fabricated on the SDSU campus.
thing it was you'd kneel to, whispering, in the glassy weeds.
The thermal stability of the glassy samples was evaluated by differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) at a heating rate of 20 K/min.
While crystalline phases in fly ash can be readily assessed using X-ray diffraction, the glassy phases are more difficult to characterize because particles can have variable chemical compositions.
In the firing zone of the kiln (maximum temperature zone), moulten feldspar and silica glass form the glassy phase as a dissolving meld.
The glassy alloy powder used in the NanoSHIELD Coatings are high in hardness and wear resistance, but cost far less than materials such as tungsten carbide cobalt.
In the absence of any dominating time scale in the glassy materials, relaxation time (t) of the same is usually observed to be scaling linearly as a function of lime elapsed since thermal quench {txv): r oc t[lv with // ss 1.
"When new cracks evolve in the glassy metal, these networks cluster around the crack tips, blocking them from growing," said Demetriou.