glaze

  • 1 Glaze — or glazing is a thin shiny coating, or the act of applying the coating; it may refer to: In materials or engineering:* Architectural glass, a building material typically used as transparent glazing material in the building envelope * Ceramic… …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 glaze — glaze; re·glaze; semi·glaze; de·glaze; …

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  • 4 Glaze — Glaze, n. 1. The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See {Glaze}, v. t., 3. Ure. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised… …

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  • 5 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… …

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  • 6 Glaze — Glaze, v. i. To become glazed of glassy. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 glaze — [n] varnish, lacquer coat, enamel, finish, glint, gloss, luster, patina, polish, sheen, shine; concepts 259,475 Ant. stripper glaze [v] varnish, lacquer buff, burnish, coat, cover, enamel, furbish, glance, glass, gloss, incrust, make lustrous,… …

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  • 8 glaze — [glāz] vt. glazed, glazing [ME glasen < glas, GLASS] 1. to fit (windows, etc.) with glass 2. to give a hard, glossy finish or coating to; specif., a) to overlay (pottery, etc.) with a substance that gives a glassy finish when fused b) to make… …

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  • 9 glaze — (v.) mid 14c., glasen to fit with glass, from glas (see GLASS (Cf. glass)), probably influenced by GLAZIER (Cf. glazier). Noun sense of substance used to make a glossy coating is first attested 1784; in reference to ice, from 1752. Related:… …

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  • 10 glaze — n gloss, sheen, *luster …

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  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 glaze — [[t]gle͟ɪz[/t]] glazes, glazing, glazed 1) N COUNT A glaze is a thin layer of liquid which is put on a piece of pottery and becomes hard and shiny when the pottery is heated in a very hot oven. ...hand painted French tiles with decorative glazes …

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  • 13 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.… …

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  • 14 glaze — glaze1 [gleız] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: glass] 1.) [i]also glaze over if your eyes glaze over, they show no expression, usually because you are very bored or tired ▪ Sometimes his eyes would glaze over for a second or two. 2.) [T] to cover… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 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 > …

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  • 16 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… …

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  • 17 glazé — tudi glacé ja [druga oblika glasé] m (ẹ̑) 1. usnj. mehko, navadno belo kozje usnje za rokavice: izdelovati iz glazeja / strojiti na glaze 2. tekst. zelo lesketajoča se tkanina, ki spreminja barve, ali svilena tkanina z vtkanimi zlatimi ali… …

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  • 18 glaze — Glost oven Glost ov en An oven in which glazed pottery is fired; also called {glaze kiln}, or {glaze}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Glaze — This uncommon surname, chiefly recorded in the West Midland counties of Shropshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire, is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower, deriving from the Olde English pre… …

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  • 20 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… …

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