deglaze

[ dee-gleyz ]
/ diˈgleɪz /
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verb (used with object), de·glazed, de·glaz·ing.

to remove the glaze from (porcelain or the like), so as to impart a dull finish.
to add wine or other liquid to (a pan in which meat has been roasted or sauteed) so as to make a sauce that incorporates the cooking juices.

Nearby words

  1. degenerative joint disease,
  2. degerm,
  3. degerminate,
  4. deglaciation,
  5. deglamorize,
  6. degloss,
  7. degloving,
  8. deglut,
  9. deglut.,
  10. deglutinate

Origin of deglaze

First recorded in 1885–90; de- + glaze

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British Dictionary definitions for deglaze

deglaze

/ (diːˈɡleɪz) /

verb

(tr) to dilute meat sediments in (a pan) in order to make a sauce or gravy
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