Glaze meaning

glāz
To install windows.
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(intransitive) For eyes to take on an uninterested appearance.
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Glaze is defined as to put glass in a window, or to put on a glossy finish.

An example of glaze is to put syrup on donuts.

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The definition of a glaze is a glassy or glossy finish.

An example of a glaze is a frosted window pane.

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A thin smooth shiny coating.
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A thin glassy coating of ice.
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A glassy film, as one over the eyes.
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To fit, furnish, or secure with glass.

Glaze a window.

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To apply a glaze to.

Glaze a doughnut; glaze pottery.

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To coat or cover thinly with ice.
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To give a smooth lustrous surface to.
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To be or become glazed or glassy.

His eyes glazed over from boredom.

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To form a glaze.
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To fit (windows, etc.) with glass.
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To give a hard, glossy finish or coating to.
  • To overlay (pottery, etc.) with a substance that gives a glassy finish when fused.
  • To make the surface of (leather, etc.) glossy by polishing, etc.
  • To cover (foods) with a glassy coating of sugar syrup, gelatin, etc.
  • To coat (a painted surface) with a semitransparent color.
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To give (the eyes) a glassy look.
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To cover with a thin layer of ice.
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To become glassy or glossy.
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To form a glaze.
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A coat of semitransparent color applied to a painted surface to modify the effect.
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A substance, as hardened sugar syrup or gelatin, forming a glassy coating on foods.
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A film or coating, as on the eyes.
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A thin coating of ice.
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(ceramics) The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See glaze (transitive verb).
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A transparent or semi-transparent layer of paint.
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An edible coating applied to food.
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(meteorology) A smooth coating of ice formed on objects due to the freezing of rain; glaze ice.
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Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.
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A glazing oven. See Glost oven.
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(intransitive) To become glazed or glassy.
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​ In painting, to apply a thin, transparent layer of coating.
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Origin of glaze

  • From Middle English glasen from glas glass from Old English glæs ghel-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English glær (“amber”).

    From Wiktionary