Glazed



[gleyzd] /gleɪzd/

adjective
1.
having a surface covered with a ; lustrous; smooth; glassy.
2.
fitted or set with glass.
3.
having a fixed, dazed, or lifeless expression.
[gleyz] /gleɪz/
verb (used with object), glazed, glazing.
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 body.
3.
to cover with a smooth, glossy surface or coating.
4.
Cookery. to coat (a food) with sugar, a sugar syrup, or some other glossy, edible substance.
5.
Fine Arts. to cover (a painted surface or parts of it) with a thin layer of transparent color in order to modify the tone.
6.
to give a glassy surface to, as by polishing.
7.
to give a coating of ice to (frozen food) by dipping in water.
8.
to grind (cutlery blades) in preparation for finishing.
verb (used without object), glazed, glazing.
9.
to become glazed or glassy:
Their eyes glazed over as the lecturer droned on.
10.
(of a grinding wheel) to lose abrasive quality through polishing of the surface from wear.
noun
11.
a smooth, glossy surface or coating.
12.
the substance for producing such a coating.
13.
Ceramics.

14.
Fine Arts. a thin layer of transparent color spread over a painted surface.
15.
a smooth, lustrous surface on certain fabrics, produced by treating the material with a chemical and calendering.
16.
Cookery.

17.
Also called glaze ice, silver frost, silver thaw, verglas; especially British, glazed frost. a thin coating of ice on terrestrial objects, caused by rain that freezes on impact.
Compare 1 (def 1).
/ɡleɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to fit or cover with glass
2.
(transitive) (ceramics) to cover with a vitreous solution, rendering impervious to liquid and smooth to the touch
3.
(transitive) to cover (a painting) with a layer of semitransparent colour to modify the tones
4.
(transitive) to cover (foods) with a shiny coating by applying beaten egg, sugar, etc
5.
(transitive) to make glossy or shiny
6.
when intr, often foll by over. to become or cause to become glassy: his eyes were glazing over
noun
7.
(ceramics)

8.
a semitransparent coating applied to a painting to modify the tones
9.
a smooth lustrous finish on a fabric produced by applying various chemicals
10.
something used to give a glossy surface to foods: a syrup glaze
v.

mid-14c., glasen “to fit with glass,” from glas (see glass), probably influenced by glazier. Noun sense of “substance used to make a glossy coating” is first attested 1784; in reference to ice, from 1752. Related: Glazed; glazing.

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