Glaze

Definition of Glaze

Pronunciation: glāz
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Glazed (glāzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Glazing.]
1.To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a case, etc.) with glass.
2.To incrust, cover, or overlay with a thin surface, consisting of, or resembling, glass; as, to glaze earthenware; hence, to render smooth, glasslike, or glossy; as, to glaze paper, gunpowder, and the like.
Sorrow's eye glazed with blinding tears.
- Shak.
3.(Paint.) To apply thinly a transparent or semitransparent color to (another color), to modify the effect.
4.(Cookery) To cover (a donut, cupcake, meat, etc.) with a thin layer of edible syrup, or other substance which may solidify to a glossy coating. The material used for glazing is usually sweet or highly flavored.
v. i.1.To become glazed of glassy.
n.1.The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See Glaze, v. t., 3.
2.(Cookery) Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.
3.A glazing oven. See Glost oven.

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