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glaze / glāz/ • v. [tr.] 1. fit panes of glass into (a window or doorframe or similar structure): windows can be glazed using laminated glass. ∎  enclose or cover with glass: the verandas were glazed in. 2. (often be glazed) cover with a glaze or similar finish: new potatoes that had been glazed in mint-flavored butter. 3. [intr.] lose brightness and animation: the prospect makes my eyes glaze over with boredom | [as adj.] (glazed) she had that glazed look in her eyes again. • n. [usu. in sing.] 1. a substance used to give a smooth, shiny surface to something, in particular: ∎  a vitreous substance fused on to the surface of pottery to form a hard, impervious decorative coating. ∎  a liquid such as milk or beaten egg, used to form a smooth shiny coating on food. ∎  chiefly Art a thin topcoat of transparent paint used to modify the tone of an underlying color. 2. a smooth, shiny surface formed esp. by glazing: the glaze of the white cups. ∎  a thin, glassy coating of ice on the ground or the surface of water. DERIVATIVES: glaz·er n.

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glaze (in pottery)

glaze, translucent layer that coats pottery to give the surface a finish or afford a ground for decorative painting. Glazes—transparent, white, or colored—are fired on the clay. Of the various artificial mixtures used for glazes, that for whiteware contains borax and lead, whereas a salt glaze is used for stoneware. No lead is used for porcelain. The coloring agents are oxides of different metals. In the 16th and 17th cent. glazes were also used in painting to enhance the luminosity of oil or tempera colors. Titian and Rembrandt were especially adept at glazing techniques.

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glaze

glaze Clear-ice deposit on objects, produced by the freezing of supercooled water droplets on to surfaces at temperatures below 0 °C. See CLEAR ICE.

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glaze

glaze fill with glass XIV; cover with a vitreous substance XV. ME. glase, f. GLASS.
Hence glazier XIV.

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glaze

glaze Glossy surface on sweet or savoury food.

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glaze (in meteorology)

glaze, in meteorology: see sleet.

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glaze

glaze See clear ice.

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