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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- in Indo-European roots.]

glaz′er n.
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Noun1.glazer - someone who cuts flat glass to sizeglazer - someone who cuts flat glass to size
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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