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.
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How to use deglaze in a sentence
Discard the grease, then deglaze the pot with a cup of water or chicken broth—scraping up and saving any brown bits.
Combine the deglaze with a second cup of chicken stock in a saucepan.
Then add in the roasted oxtail and deglaze with the red wine and port.
I love this move where I deglaze a pan with alcohol, and flames shoot up.
deglaze with soy sauce and add lime juice and sugar and stir to dissolve sugar.
British Dictionary definitions for deglaze
(tr) to dilute meat sediments in (a pan) in order to make a sauce or gravy
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