Main definitions of marver in English

: marver1marver2

marver1

noun

  • A slab of polished stone or iron on which hot glass blown from a blowpipe is rolled and shaped.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Richardson Porter (1792–1852), civil servant and statistician. From French marbre.

Pronunciation

marver

/ˈmɑːvə/

Main definitions of marver in English

: marver1marver2

marver2

verb

  • with object To roll (glass) on a marver; to apply (a pattern) by rolling glass on a marver.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Tomlinson (1808–1897), science teacher and writer. From marver.

Pronunciation

marver

/ˈmɑːvə/