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glass ceilingAn unwritten, uncodified barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for a member of a specific demographic group.Rate it:

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bamboo ceilingEspecially in America, a social barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for a person of East Asian ethnicity.Rate it:

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bamboo ceilingIn East Asia, a social barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for women.Rate it:

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brass ceilingAn unwritten, uncodified barrier to promotion or progression for women in law enforcement or the military.Rate it:

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hit the ceilingTo be explosively angry. To lose one's temper.Rate it:

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under glassIn a greenhouse, a cold frame, or a similar structure; said of the propagation and growth of plants.Rate it:

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under glassIn a glass case, like an item in a museum.Rate it:

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falling glassThe wall-hung mercury barometer utilized in the days of sail presented approximately thirty inches of height level of the mercury in it's glass tube in fair weather. When a vessel sailed into a barometric Low Pressure region, the mercury level became lower and tended to indicate the presence of oncoming thunderstorms, gales, or a possible hurricane.Rate it:

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glass-half-emptypessimisticRate it:

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glass-half-fulloptimisticRate it:

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heart of glassA very fragile romantic state.Rate it:

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looking glassmirrorRate it:

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people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stonesDo not criticize others if you have weaknesses yourself.Rate it:

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throw stones in a glass houseTo pointlessly endanger oneself.Rate it:

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under glassIn jail.Rate it:

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pour outTo serve a drink into a cup or glass.Rate it:

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CAVOKAcronym of Ceiling and visibility OK., sometimes alternatively interpreted as "Clouds and Visibility OK", a weather status report for pilots when visibility is at least 10 kilometres, there are no clouds below 5000 feet or minimum sector altitude, and there is no current or forecast significant weather such as precipitation.Rate it:

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drink toTo raise one's glass as a toastRate it:

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Mexican breakfastA breakfast consisting of a cigarette and a glass of water, supposedly because that is all Mexicans can afford.Rate it:

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wiped out!The expression can be visualized as one would erase the blackboard, eliminate the moisture on the window glass.Rate it:

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