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glaze

 (glāz)
n.
1. A thin smooth shiny coating.
2. A thin glassy coating of ice.
3.
a. A coating of colored, opaque, or transparent material applied to ceramics before firing.
b. A coating, as of syrup, applied to food.
c. A transparent coating applied to the surface of a painting to modify the color tones.
4. A glassy film, as one over the eyes.
v. glazed, glaz·ing, glaz·es
v.tr.
1. To fit, furnish, or secure with glass: glaze a window.
2. To apply a glaze to: glaze a doughnut; glaze pottery.
3. To coat or cover thinly with ice.
4. To give a smooth lustrous surface to.
v.intr.
1. To be or become glazed or glassy: His eyes glazed over from boredom.
2. To form a glaze.

[From Middle English glasen, from glas, glass, from Old English glæs; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glaz′er n.

glaze

(ɡleɪz)
vb
1. (Ceramics) (tr) to fit or cover with glass
2. (Ceramics) (tr) ceramics to cover with a vitreous solution, rendering impervious to liquid and smooth to the touch
3. (Art Terms) (tr) to cover (a painting) with a layer of semitransparent colour to modify the tones
4. (Cookery) (tr) to cover (foods) with a shiny coating by applying beaten egg, sugar, etc
5. (tr) to make glossy or shiny
6. (when: intr, often foll by over) to become or cause to become glassy: his eyes were glazing over.
n
7. (Ceramics) ceramics
a. a vitreous or glossy coating
b. the substance used to produce such a coating
8. (Art Terms) a semitransparent coating applied to a painting to modify the tones
9. (Textiles) a smooth lustrous finish on a fabric produced by applying various chemicals
10. (Cookery) something used to give a glossy surface to foods: a syrup glaze.
[C14 glasen, from glas glass]
glazed adj
ˈglazer n
ˈglazy adj

glaze

(gleɪz)

v. glazed, glaz•ing,
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 body.
3. to cover with a smooth, glossy surface.
4. to coat (a food) with a liquid substance that sets to form a smooth, glossy surface.
5. to cover (a painting) 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, by or as if by dipping in water.
v.i.
8. to become glazed or glassy: Their eyes glazed over as the lecturer droned on.
n.
9. a smooth, glossy surface or coating.
10. the substance for producing such a coating.
11.
a. a vitreous layer or coating on a piece of pottery.
b. the substance of which such a layer or coating is made.
12. a thin layer of transparent color spread over a painting.
13. a smooth, lustrous surface on a fabric, produced by treating chemically and calendering.
14.
a. a substance, as sugar syrup, used to form a thin, glossy coating on food.
b. stock cooked down to a thin paste.
15. a thin coating of ice.
[1325–75; Middle English glasen, derivative of glas glass]
glaz′er, n.
glaz′i•ly, adv.
glaz′i•ness, n.

glaze


Past participle: glazed
Gerund: glazing

Imperative
glaze
glaze
Present
I glaze
you glaze
he/she/it glazes
we glaze
you glaze
they glaze
Preterite
I glazed
you glazed
he/she/it glazed
we glazed
you glazed
they glazed
Present Continuous
I am glazing
you are glazing
he/she/it is glazing
we are glazing
you are glazing
they are glazing
Present Perfect
I have glazed
you have glazed
he/she/it has glazed
we have glazed
you have glazed
they have glazed
Past Continuous
I was glazing
you were glazing
he/she/it was glazing
we were glazing
you were glazing
they were glazing
Past Perfect
I had glazed
you had glazed
he/she/it had glazed
we had glazed
you had glazed
they had glazed
Future
I will glaze
you will glaze
he/she/it will glaze
we will glaze
you will glaze
they will glaze
Future Perfect
I will have glazed
you will have glazed
he/she/it will have glazed
we will have glazed
you will have glazed
they will have glazed
Future Continuous
I will be glazing
you will be glazing
he/she/it will be glazing
we will be glazing
you will be glazing
they will be glazing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glazing
you have been glazing
he/she/it has been glazing
we have been glazing
you have been glazing
they have been glazing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glazing
you will have been glazing
he/she/it will have been glazing
we will have been glazing
you will have been glazing
they will have been glazing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glazing
you had been glazing
he/she/it had been glazing
we had been glazing
you had been glazing
they had been glazing
Conditional
I would glaze
you would glaze
he/she/it would glaze
we would glaze
you would glaze
they would glaze
Past Conditional
I would have glazed
you would have glazed
he/she/it would have glazed
we would have glazed
you would have glazed
they would have glazed

glaze

To coat food with a shiny liquid finish, e.g. a sauce or syrup.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glaze - any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
topping - a flavorful addition on top of a dish
2.glaze - a glossy finish on a fabric
burnish, glossiness, polish, gloss - the property of being smooth and shiny
3.glaze - a coating for ceramics, metal, etc.
finish, finishing, coating - a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance); "the boat had a metallic finish"; "he applied a coat of a clear finish"; "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly"
lustre, luster - a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
Verb1.glaze - coat with a glaze; "the potter glazed the dishes"; "glaze the bread with eggwhite"
coat, surface - put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate"
blur, film over, glaze over - become glassy; lose clear vision; "Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep"
2.glaze - become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
3.glaze - furnish with glass; "glass the windows"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
double-glaze - provide with two sheets of glass
4.glaze - coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
dulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate, sweeten - make sweeter in taste

glaze

noun
1. coat, finish, polish, shine, gloss, varnish, enamel, lacquer, lustre, patina hand-painted tiles with decorative glazes
2. coating, topping, icing Brush the glaze over the top and sides of the hot cake.
verb
1. coat, polish, gloss, varnish, enamel, lacquer, burnish, furbish After the pots are fired, they are glazed in a variety of colours.
2. cover, ice, coat Glaze the pie with beaten egg.

glaze

noun
A radiant brightness or glow, usually due to light reflected from a smooth surface:
verb
To give a gleaming luster to, usually through friction:
Translations
طِلاء زُجاجيطلاء طبقَه بالسُّكَّريَجْمَدُ، يَفْقِدُ الشُّعوريُزَجِّجيَطْلي بالزُّجاج
glazuraglazurovatlazurapolevazasklít
blive glasagtigglasereglasurkandisering
beüvegezmázmegüvegesediküvegez
glera, gljábrennaglerjaglerungursykurhúîverîa sviplaus/daufleg
glazūraglazūruotiįstiklintipasidaryti kaip stikliniamstiklius
glazūraiestiklotkļūt blāvam/nespodrampārklāt ar glazūru
glazovaťglazúrastať sa sklenenýmstratiť výrazzaskliť
bulanmakcam takmakdonuklaşmakince şeker tabakaperdah

glaze

[gleɪz]
A. N
1. (on pottery) → vidriado m
2. (Culin) (on cake) → glaseado m
B. VT
1. [+ window] → poner vidrios or cristales a
2. [+ pottery] → vidriar
3. (Culin) → glasear
C. VI to glaze over [eyes] → ponerse vidrioso

glaze

[ˈgleɪz]
vt
[+ door] → vitrer
[+ pottery] → vernisser
(COOKERY) [+ food] → glacer
n
(on pottery)vernis m
(COOKERY) (on food)glaçage m
glaze over
vi [eyes] → prendre un air absent

glaze

n (on pottery, tiles, Cook) → Glasur f; (on paper, fabric) → Appretur f; (on painting) → Lasur f
vt
door, windowverglasen
pottery, tilesglasieren; fabric, paperappretieren; paintinglasieren; glazed tileKachel f
(Cook) cakeglasieren; meatmit Gelee überziehen; fruitkandieren; glazed hamSchinken min Aspik
vi (eyes: also glaze over) → glasig werden; she had a glazed look in her eyessie hatte einen glasigen Blick

glaze

[gleɪz]
1. n (on pottery) → smalto (Culin) → glassa
2. vt
a. (window, door) → mettere i vetri a, fornire di vetri
b. (pottery) → invetriare (Culin) → glassare
3. vi his eyes glazed overi suoi occhi si fecero vitrei

glaze

(gleiz) verb
1. to fit glass into. to glaze a window.
2. to cover with glass or a glaze. The potter glazed the vase.
3. (of eyes) to become blank or dull.
noun
1. a glassy coating put on pottery etc. a pink glaze on the grey vase.
2. a shiny coating eg of sugar on fruit etc.
ˈglazier (-ziə) , ((American) -ʒər) noun
a person who puts glass in window frames etc.
References in classic literature ?
The crabs hung on the branches as thick as beads on a string, purple-red, with a thin silvery glaze over them.
It was a fresh, crystal morning, with icicles hanging like dazzling pendants from the trees and a glaze of pale blue on the surface of the snow.
Now, like Mira, it was cold and quiet, wrapped in its shroud of snow; but Rebecca knelt by the brink, and putting her ear to the glaze of ice, fancied, where it used to be deepest, she could hear a faint, tinkling sound.
He looked for a moment at the black depths behind the ceiling-cloth, at the carcass of the mangled snake under foot, and last, a grey glaze setting on his face, at the thing under the table-cloth.
Her husband had a stiff grey beard on his chin and a bare spacious upper lip, to which constant shaving had imparted a hard glaze.
The quick-silvery glaze on the rivers and pools vanished; from broad mirrors of light they changed to lustreless sheets of lead, with a surface like a rasp.
There are also ladies and gentlemen of another fashion, not so new, but very elegant, who have agreed to put a smooth glaze on the world and to keep down all its realities.
Raffles was a villain, when all is written; it is no service to his memory to glaze the fact; yet I have done so myself before to-day.
They meant nothing to him really, since they never had any effect on him; but he treated them as he might have pieces of china in an auction-room, handling them with pleasure in their shape and their glaze, pricing them in his mind; and then, putting them back into their case, thought of them no more.
When he saw White Fang's eyes beginning to glaze, he knew beyond doubt that the fight was lost.
Even when a glaze comes over them (which is sometimes the case), and he seems to wander away into a frightful sort of dream in which he threatens most, he obliges me to know it, and to know that he is sitting close at my side, more terrible to me than ever.
The perfect formation of that accomplished lady's surface rendered it difficult to displace an atom of its genteel glaze, but Little Dorrit thought she descried a slight thaw of triumph in a corner of her frosty eye.