verb (used with object), de·glazed, de·glaz·ing.
  1. to remove the glaze from (porcelain or the like), so as to impart a dull finish.
  2. 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.

Origin of deglaze

First recorded in 1885–90; de- + glaze Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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