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tr.v. de·glazed, de·glaz·ing, de·glaz·es
1. To remove the glaze from (pottery, for example).
2. To dissolve the remaining bits of sautéed or roasted food in (a pan or pot) by adding a liquid and then heating the mixture in order to make a sauce.
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(Cookery) (tr) to dilute meat sediments in (a pan) in order to make a sauce or gravy
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v.t. -glazed, -glaz•ing.
to dissolve cooking juices and particles of food in (a pan in which food has been sautéed or roasted) by adding liquid and stirring.
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Verb1.deglaze - dissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring
ready, prepare, cook, fix, make - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
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So, after I cook bacon, I deglaze the pan with a few drops of water and let it cool.
Trough remaining oil and deglaze for three to four minutes with veal stock.