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glassy

Hyaline; vitreous; glasslike, smooth, and shiny.
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The starches in this rice become gelatinized, making it harder and glassier than other rice.
Professor Neil Glassier, from the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University, who is leading the expedition, said: "The collapse of Antarctic ice shelves is largely thought to be caused by warming of the atmosphere, but it appears that changes in sea temperature and ice-shelf structure are also important.
As a result, this part of the structure has a lighter and glassier feeling than does the base of the building.