pick glass

pick glass

[′pik ‚glas]
(textiles)
Calibrated magnifying glass used to count warp and filling threads in a square inch of fabric.
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Feeling shattered Just when you thought our game couldn't get any stranger, an exploding floodlight stopped play at Morton as players were forced to pick glass off the the pitch.
"I had to pick glass from Sofie's hair and Skye had to be taken out of her buggy and the glass had to be hoovered from it.
The poor teachers are having to pick glass out of jigsaws.
You don't have to be an engineer, and you don't need a pick glass to see that Burlington Industries and Lane Upholstery have built a better mousetrap.