I. transitive verb Date: circa 1889 to remove the glaze from <
deglaze pottery
II. transitive verb Etymology: modification of French déglacer, literally, to melt the ice from, from dé- + glacer to freeze — more at glacé Date: 1968 to dissolve the small particles of sautéed meat remaining in (a pan) by adding a liquid and heating

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  • Deglaze — De*glaze , v. t. To remove the glaze from, as pottery or porcelain, so as to give a dull finish. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deglaze — [dē glāz′] vt. deglazed, deglazing 1. to remove the glaze from 2. to remove the bits of sautéed or roasted meat and the juices from (a pan) by adding wine, stock, water, etc. and scraping: usually, the resulting liquid is used in or as a sauce …   English World dictionary

  • deglaze — verb dissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring • Hypernyms: ↑cook, ↑fix, ↑ready, ↑make, ↑prepare • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * deglaze v. see …   Useful english dictionary

  • deglaze — /dee glayz /, v.t., deglazed, deglazing. 1. to remove the glaze from (porcelain or the like), so as to impart a dull finish. 2. to add wine or other liquid to (a pan in which meat has been roasted or sauteed) so as to make a sauce that… …   Universalium

  • deglaze — verb a) To remove glaze from. b) To abrade the cylinders of an engine to ensure a tight seal …   Wiktionary

  • Deglaze — Удалять засохшую краску, стекловидную плёнку (с красочных валиков, офсетной пластины) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • deglaze — v. remove the glaze from (porcelain, pottery); dilute remainings of cooked meat in wine or water in a pan to make a sauce or gravy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deglaze — verb make a gravy or sauce by adding liquid to the juices and food particles in (a pan in which meat has been cooked). Origin C19: from Fr. déglacer …   English new terms dictionary

  • deglaze — de·glaze …   English syllables

  • deglaze — de•glaze [[t]diˈgleɪz[/t]] v. t. glazed, glaz•ing coo to dissolve cooking juices and particles of food in (a pan in which food has been sautéed or roasted) by adding liquid and stirring • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

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