[ gley-zing ]
See synonyms for: glazings on

  1. the act of furnishing or fitting with glass; the business or work of a glazier.

  2. panes or sheets of glass set or made to be set in frames, as in windows, doors, or mirrors.

  1. the act of applying a glaze.

  2. the glassy surface of something glazed.

Origin of glazing

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at glaze, -ing1

Other words from glazing

  • self-glazing, adjective

Words Nearby glazing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use glazing in a sentence

  • If you want, you can cook this well ahead of schedule and let it get cold before glazing and roasting it.

    Ham, Green Bean Casserole, Easy Trifle | The Daily Beast | December 23, 2008 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • He shall give his mind to finish the glazing, and his watching to make clean the furnace.

  • He leaned weakly against the table to which I was strapped, his eyes on mine glazing over with death.

    Valley of the Croen | Lee Tarbell
  • It is used in coloring soups and sauces and for glazing entrées.

    Fifty Soups | Thomas J. Murrey
  • Wolf Paw stood glowering at White Bear, his eyes glazing, his breath coming in gasps.

    Shaman | Robert Shea
  • Out of the dim, glazing eyes flashed for one moment a gleam of soldierly pride.

    Sword and Gown | George A. Lawrence

British Dictionary definitions for glazing


/ (ˈɡleɪzɪŋ) /

  1. the surface of a glazed object

  2. glass fitted, or to be fitted, in a door, frame, etc

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