glass tty = G = glitch

glassfet /glas'fet/ n.

[by analogy with MOSFET, the acronym for `Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor'] Syn. firebottle, a humorous way to refer to a vacuum tube.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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