verb (used with object), glazed, glaz·ing.
verb (used without object), glazed, glaz·ing.
- a vitreous layer or coating on a piece of pottery.
- the substance of which such a layer or coating is made.
- a substance used to coat a food, especially sugar or sugar syrup.
- stock cooked down to a thin paste for applying to the surface of meats.
Origin of glaze
Examples from the Web for glaze
The symbolism of a gun-control group grading members of Congress for the first time is a display of power in itself, Glaze says.
“The scorecard is designed to give them a clear sense of where members of Congress stand,” Glaze says.
Cover the grill and cook about seven minutes for the glaze to set and begin to brown a little.
Consider it a cosmic lesson in exploring the intricacies of circumstance that you often glaze over.
Reduce the finished sauce down to the consistency of a glaze and season.
On went the wrestling match, with the advantage at one moment to Glaze, at another to the young opponent.Ande Trembath|Matthew Stanley Kemp
Just before they are done, rub a cloth dipped in milk over the tops and put back into the oven to glaze.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book|Myrtle Reed
Then it is embodied with polish again, and one coat of glaze applied with the greatest care.French Polishing and Enamelling|Richard Bitmead
A simultaneous shrinkage being thus made impossible, the glaze cracked.The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
The same drawing serves also for the leadworker to glaze the finished work upon.The Bases of Design|Walter Crane
British Dictionary definitions for glaze
- a vitreous or glossy coating
- the substance used to produce such a coating
Word Origin for glaze
Word Origin and History for glaze
mid-14c., glasen "to fit with glass," from glas (see glass), probably influenced by glazier. Noun sense of "substance used to make a glossy coating" is first attested 1784; in reference to ice, from 1752. Related: Glazed; glazing.