(Glyn, Glynne) n. A glen. See Glen. [Obs. singly, but occurring often in locative names in Ireland, as Glen does in Scotland.]

He could not beat out the Irish, yet he did shut them up within those narrow corners and glyns under the mountain's foot.

(Gly*ox"al) n. [Glycol + oxalic + aldehyde.] (Chem.) A white, amorphous, deliquescent powder, (CO.H)2, obtained by the partial oxidation of glycol. It is a double aldehyde, between glycol and oxalic acid.

(Gly`ox*al"ic) a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an aldehyde acid, intermediate between glycol and oxalic acid. [Written also glyoxylic.]

(Gly*ox"a*line) n. (Chem.) A white, crystalline, organic base, C3H4N2, produced by the action of ammonia on glyoxal, and forming the origin of a large class of derivatives hence, any one of the series of which glyoxaline is a type; — called also oxaline.

(Gly*ox"ime) n. [Glyoxal + oxime.] (Chem.) A white, crystalline, nitrogenous substance, produced by the action of hydroxylamine on glyoxal, and belonging to the class of oximes; also, any one of a group of substances resembling glyoxime proper, and of which it is a type. See Oxime.

(Glyph) n. [Gr. glyfh` carving, fr. gly`fein to carve: cf. F. glyphe. Cf. Cleave to split.] (Arch.) A sunken channel or groove, usually vertical. See Triglyph.

(Glyph"ic) a. [Gr. of or for carving.] (Fine Arts) Of or pertaining to sculpture or carving of any sort, esp. to glyphs.

(Glyph"o*graph) n. A plate made by glyphography, or an impression taken from such a plate.

(Glyph`o*graph"ic) a. Of or pertaining to glyphography.

(Gly*phog"ra*phy) n. [Gr. to engrave + -graphy.] A process similar to etching, in which, by means of voltaic electricity, a raised copy of a drawing is made, so that it can be used to print from.

(Glyp"tic) a. [See Glyph.]

1. Of or pertaining to gem engraving.

2. (Min.) Figured; marked as with figures.

(Glyp"tics) n. [Cf. F. glyptique. See Glyph.] The art of engraving on precious stones.

(Glyp"to*don) n. [Gr. carved, engraved + tooth. See Glyph.] (Paleon.) An extinct South American quaternary mammal, allied to the armadillos. It was as large as an ox, was covered with tessellated scales, and had fluted teeth. Owen.

(Glyp"to*dont) n. (Paleon.) One of a family (Glyptodontidæ) of extinct South American edentates, of which Glyptodon is the type. About twenty species are known.

(Glyp`to*graph"ic) a. [Cf. F. glyptographique.] Relating to glyptography, or the art of engraving on precious stones. [R.]

(Glyp*tog"ra*phy) n. [Gr. carved + -graphy: cf. F. glyptographie.] The art or process of engraving on precious stones. [R.]

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