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  • 1 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 glaze — ► VERB 1) fit panes of glass into (a window frame or similar structure). 2) enclose or cover with glass. 3) cover with a glaze. 4) (often glaze over) lose brightness and animation. ► NOUN 1) a glass like substance fused on to the surface of… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 smooth — [adj1] level, unwrinkled; flowing bland, continuous, creamy, easy, effortless, equable, even, flat, fluent, fluid, flush, frictionless, gentle, glassy, glossy, hairless, horizontal, invariable, lustrous, mild, mirrorlike, monotonous, peaceful,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 Glaze ice — is a smooth, transparent and homogenous ice coating occurring when freezing rain or drizzle hit a surface. It is similar in appearance to clear ice, which forms from supercooled water droplets.ee also*Black ice *Clear iceExternal links*… …

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  • 5 glaze — I UK [ɡleɪz] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms glaze : singular glaze plural glazes 1) a thin layer of milk, sugar, or egg that you put on foods to make them look smooth and shiny 2) art a clear shiny oil that you put on paintings or… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 glaze — I. verb (glazed; glazing) Etymology: Middle English glasen, from glas glass Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to furnish or fit with glass 2. a. to coat with or as if with a glaze < the storm glazed trees with ice > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 glaze — v. & n. v. 1 tr. a fit (a window, picture, etc.) with glass. b provide (a building) with glass windows. 2 tr. a cover (pottery etc.) with a glaze. b fix (paint) on pottery with a glaze. 3 tr. cover (pastry, meat, etc.) with a glaze. 4 intr.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 glaze — glazily, adv. glaziness, n. /glayz/, v., glazed, glazing, n. v.t. 1. to furnish or fill with glass: to glaze a window. 2. to give a vitreous surface or coating to (a ceramic or the like), as by the application of a substance or by fusion of the… …

    Universalium

  • 9 glaze — glaze1 [ gleız ] noun count or uncount 1. ) a thin layer of milk, sugar, or egg that you put on foods to make them look smooth and shiny 2. ) a clear shiny oil that you put on paintings or on objects made of clay, leather, or paper to protect… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 glaze — [c]/gleɪz / (say glayz) verb (glazed, glazing) –verb (t) 1. to furnish or fit with glass; cover with glass. 2. to produce a vitreous or glossy surface on (pottery, pastry, etc.). 3. to cover with glaze. 4. Painting to cover (a painted surface or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 glaze — [[t]gleɪz[/t]] v. glazed, glaz•ing, n. 1) to furnish or fill with glass: to glaze a window[/ex] 2) cer to give a vitreous surface or coating to (a ceramic or the like), as by the application of a substance or by fusion of the body 3) to cover… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 smooth — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Without bumps] Syn. flat, plane, even, flush, horizontal, unwrinkled, unvarying, level, monotonous, unrelieved, unruffled, mirrorlike, quiet, still, tranquil, sleek, glossy, glassy, lustrous, smooth as glass. Ant. rough* …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 glaze — gleɪz n. smooth glossy coating; ceramic coating; cake frosting, icing v. fill or fit with glass, cover with glass; coat with a ceramic glaze; coat with ice; cover with a thin wash of color (surface of a painting); polish, make smooth and glossy; …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 glaze — verb 1》 fit panes of glass into (a window frame or similar structure).     ↘enclose or cover with glass. 2》 cover with a glaze. 3》 (often glaze over) lose brightness and animation. noun 1》 a vitreous substance fused on to the surface of pottery… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 smooth — adj 1. glassy, glossy, polished, varnished, burnished; sleek, silky, satiny, velvet, fine; delicate, filmy, gossamery, attentuated; greasy, buttery, slippery, slick, icy, oily. 2. even, level, plane, horizontal, flush; flat, unrough, unruffled,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 16 glaze — (glāz) 1. to cover with a glossy, smooth surface or coating. 2. a ceramic veneer added to a dental porcelain restoration after it has been fired, to give a completely nonporous, glossy or semiglossy surface. 3. the final firing (in air) of… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 17 glaze — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. luster, shine; coating; ice; glass, glassiness. See smoothness, covering. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. enamel, polish, varnish; see finish 2 . v. Syn. glass, incrust, coat, make vitreous, overlay, cover,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 glaze —    A term used in ceramics to describe a thin coating of minerals which produces a glassy transparent or colored coating on bisque ware. Typically applied either by brushing, dipping, or spraying, it is fixed by firing the bisque ware in a kiln.… …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 19 glaze ice — /ˈgleɪz aɪs/ (say glayz uys) noun a smooth layer of ice which is sometimes formed on terrestrial objects or aircraft when rain is falling and the ground or air temperatures are below freezing point; silver frost. Also, glazed frost …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 glaze — A highly smooth, glossyfinish on the cylinder walls. As the piston rings rub up and down the cylinder, the rings polish the cylinder wall. Cylinder wall glazing reduces sealing efficiency. The only cure is to have the cylinder deglazed …

    Dictionary of automotive terms