Glazed
Glaze Glaze (gl[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Glazed} (gl[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Glazing}.] [OE. glasen, glazen, fr. glas. See {Glass}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a case, etc.) with glass. [1913 Webster]

Two cabinets daintily paved, richly handed, and glazed with crystalline glass. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To incrust, cover, or overlay with a thin surface, consisting of, or resembling, glass; as, to glaze earthenware; hence, to render smooth, glasslike, or glossy; as, to glaze paper, gunpowder, and the like. [1913 Webster]

Sorrow's eye glazed with blinding tears. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Paint.) To apply thinly a transparent or semitransparent color to (another color), to modify the effect. [1913 Webster]

4. (Cookery) To cover (a donut, cupcake, meat, etc.) with a thin layer of edible syrup, or other substance which may solidify to a glossy coating. The material used for glazing is usually sweet or highly flavored. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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

  • glazed — [ gleızd ] adjective 1. ) made of glass or decorated with glass: glazed doors 2. ) decorated or protected by a smooth shiny top layer: glazed pastries 3. ) a glazed look or expression shows that you are not at all interested in something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glazed — [gleızd] adj glazed look/eyes/expression etc if you have a glazed look, your eyes show no expression, usually because you are very bored or tired …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glazed — glazed; un·glazed; …   English syllables

  • 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

  • glazed — [[t]gle͟ɪzd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe someone s eyes as glazed, you mean that their expression is dull or dreamy, usually because they are tired or are having difficulty concentrating on something. Doctors with glazed eyes sat …   English dictionary

  • glazed — UK [ɡleɪzd] / US adjective 1) made of glass or decorated with glass glazed doors 2) decorated or protected by a smooth shiny top layer glazed pastries 3) a glazed look or expression shows no interest or emotion …   English dictionary

  • glazed — [gleɪzd] adj 1) made of glass, or decorated with glass glazed doors[/ex] 2) decorated or protected by a smooth shiny surface glazed pastries[/ex] 3) a glazed look or expression shows that you are not at all interested in something …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • glazed — adjective glazed look/eyes/expression etc if you have a glazed look etc your eyes show no expression because you are very bored or tired …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • glazed — glassed glassed glazed glazedadj. 1. fitted or covered with glass; as, a glassed wall. Opposite of {unglazed}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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