glassy vitreous vitrified
glazed glazed (gl[=a]zd) adj. 1. Same as {glassed}.

Syn: glassed. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Having a shiny surface or coating; as, glazed fabrics; glazed doughnuts. [Narrower terms: {glassy, vitreous, vitrified}; {glossy, calendered}; {icy ; {glac['e]}] {unglazed}

Syn: shiny. [WordNet 1.5]

3. Lacking liveliness; -- used of eyes; as, a glazed look.

Syn: glassy. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • glazed — adjective 1. (used of eyes) lacking liveliness (Freq. 1) empty eyes a glassy stare his eyes were glazed over with boredom • Syn: ↑glassy • Similar to: ↑empty …   Useful english dictionary

  • glac'e — glazed glazed (gl[=a]zd) adj. 1. Same as {glassed}. Syn: glassed. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Having a shiny surface or coating; as, glazed fabrics; glazed doughnuts. [Narrower terms: {glassy, vitreous, vitrified}; {glossy, calendered}; {icy ; {glac[ e]}]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glazed — (gl[=a]zd) adj. 1. Same as {glassed}. Syn: glassed. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Having a shiny surface or coating; as, glazed fabrics; glazed doughnuts. [Narrower terms: {glassy, vitreous, vitrified}; {glossy, calendered}; {icy ; {glac[ e]}] {unglazed} Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glossy calendered — glazed glazed (gl[=a]zd) adj. 1. Same as {glassed}. Syn: glassed. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Having a shiny surface or coating; as, glazed fabrics; glazed doughnuts. [Narrower terms: {glassy, vitreous, vitrified}; {glossy, calendered}; {icy ; {glac[ e]}]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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