verb (used with object), glazed, glazing.
to furnish or fill with glass:
to glaze a window.
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.
to cover with a smooth, glossy surface or coating.
Cookery. to coat (a food) with sugar, a sugar syrup, or some other glossy, edible substance.
Fine Arts. to cover (a painted surface or parts of it) with a thin layer of transparent color in order to modify the tone.
to give a glassy surface to, as by polishing.
to give a coating of ice to (frozen food) by dipping in water.
to grind (cutlery blades) in preparation for finishing.
verb (used without object), glazed, glazing.
to become glazed or glassy:
Their eyes glazed over as the lecturer droned on.
(of a grinding wheel) to lose abrasive quality through polishing of the surface from wear.
a smooth, glossy surface or coating.
the substance for producing such a coating.
a vitreous layer or coating on a piece of pottery.
the substance of which such a layer or coating is made.
Fine Arts. a thin layer of transparent color spread over a painted surface.
a smooth, lustrous surface on certain fabrics, produced by treating the material with a chemical and calendering.
a substance used to coat a food, especially sugar or sugar syrup.
stock cooked down to a thin paste for applying to the surface of meats.
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 rime1 (def 1).
(transitive) to fit or cover with glass
(transitive) (ceramics) to cover with a vitreous solution, rendering impervious to liquid and smooth to the touch
(transitive) to cover (a painting) with a layer of semitransparent colour to modify the tones
(transitive) to cover (foods) with a shiny coating by applying beaten egg, sugar, etc
(transitive) to make glossy or shiny
when intr, often foll by over. to become or cause to become glassy: his eyes were glazing over
a vitreous or glossy coating
the substance used to produce such a coating
a semitransparent coating applied to a painting to modify the tones
a smooth lustrous finish on a fabric produced by applying various chemicals
something used to give a glossy surface to foods: a syrup glaze
noun 1. a groove or channel for guiding a sliding door.
noun 1. Architecture. a groove for guiding or holding a panel, window sash, etc. a narrow, flat molding; fillet. 2. Printing. a thin strip, usually of wood, less than type-high, used to produce a blank in or about a page of type. such strips collectively. noun 1. a flat narrow architectural moulding 2. (printing) a […]
noun 1. a hard, impure, protein gelatin, obtained by boiling skins, hoofs, and other animal substances in water, that when melted or diluted is a strong adhesive. 2. any of various solutions or preparations of this substance, used as an adhesive. 3. any of various other solutions or preparations that can be used as adhesives. […]
noun, plural regmata [reg-muh-tuh] /ˈrɛg mə tə/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. a dry fruit consisting of three or more carpels that separate from the axis at maturity.