adjective see glacé 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • glaceed — adj. sugared; sugar coated; smooth, glossy v. candy (fruit, etc.); coat with sugar …   English contemporary dictionary

  • food preservation — Any method by which food is protected against spoilage by oxidation, bacteria, molds, and microorganisms. Traditional methods include dehydration, smoking, salting, controlled fermentation (including pickling), and candying; certain spices have… …   Universalium

  • glacé — adjective Etymology: French, from past participle of glacer to freeze, ice, glaze, from Latin glaciare, from glacies Date: 1845 1. made or finished so as to have a smooth glossy surface < glacé silk > 2. (also glacéed) coated with a glaze ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glacé — /gla say /, adj., v., glacéed, glacéing. 1. frosted or iced, as cake. 2. candied, as fruits. adj. 3. frozen. 4. finished with a gloss, as kid or silk. v.t. 5. to make glacé. [1840 50; < F, ptp. of glacer to freeze, deriv. of glace ice < L… …   Universalium

  • glacé — [gla sā′] adj. [Fr, pp. of glacer, to freeze < L glaciare < glacies, ice: see GLACIAL] 1. having a smooth, glossy surface, as certain leathers or silks 2. candied or glazed, as fruits vt. glacéed, glacéing to glaze (fruits, etc.) …   English World dictionary

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