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1. A thin smooth shiny coating.
2. A thin glassy coating of ice.
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
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.
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-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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|Adj.||1.||glazed - (used of eyes) lacking liveliness; "empty eyes"; "a glassy stare"; "his eyes were glazed over with boredom"|
empty - holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"
|2.||glazed - fitted or covered with glass; "four glazed walls"|
|3.||glazed - having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed doughnuts"|
unglazed - not having a shiny coating; "unglazed paper"
|4.||glazed - (of foods) covered with a shiny coating by applying e.g. beaten egg or a sugar or gelatin mixture; "glazed doughnuts"; "a glazed ham"|
coated - having a coating; covered with an outer layer or film; often used in combination; "coated paper has a smooth polished coating especially suitable for halftone printing"; "sugar-coated pills"