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6 definitions found
 for Glaze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glaze \Glaze\, v. i.
     To become glazed of glassy.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glaze \Glaze\, n.
     1. The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything
        used as a coating or color in glazing. See Glaze, v. t.,
        3. --Ure.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Cookery) Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste,
        and spread thinly over braised dishes.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A glazing oven. See Glost oven.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glaze \Glaze\ (gl[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glazed
     (gl[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Glazing.] [OE. glasen, glazen,
     fr. glas. See Glass.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a case, etc.) with
        glass.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Two cabinets daintily paved, richly handed, and
              glazed with crystalline glass.        --Bacon.
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     2. To incrust, cover, or overlay with a thin surface,
        consisting of, or resembling, glass; as, to glaze
        earthenware; hence, to render smooth, glasslike, or
        glossy; as, to glaze paper, gunpowder, and the like.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Sorrow's eye glazed with blinding tears. --Shak.
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     3. (Paint.) To apply thinly a transparent or semitransparent
        color to (another color), to modify the effect.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Cookery) To cover (a donut, cupcake, meat, etc.) with a
        thin layer of edible syrup, or other substance which may
        solidify to a glossy coating. The material used for
        glazing is usually sweet or highly flavored.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glost oven \Glost" ov`en\
     An oven in which glazed pottery is fired; -- also called
     glaze kiln, or glaze.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  glaze
      n 1: any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings
           applied to foods
      2: a glossy finish on a fabric
      3: a coating for ceramics, metal, etc.
      v 1: coat with a glaze; "the potter glazed the dishes"; "glaze
           the bread with eggwhite"
      2: become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; "Her eyes
         glaze over when she is bored" [syn: glaze, glass, glass
         over, glaze over]
      3: furnish with glass; "glass the windows" [syn: glass,
         glaze]
      4: coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze [syn:
         sugarcoat, glaze, candy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  191 Moby Thesaurus words for "glaze":
     Dry Ice, Jell-O, apply paint, bake, bedaub, bedizen, begild, berg,
     besmear, blancmange, board, brick, brush on paint, buff, burnish,
     calcimine, calf, candy, china clay, china stone, clapboard, clay,
     coat, coating, color, comfit, complexion, compote, confection,
     confectionery, confiture, conserve, cover, covering, cryosphere,
     dab, daub, deep-dye, dip, distemper, double-dye, dulcify, dye,
     edulcorate, emblazon, enamel, engild, face, fast-dye, finish, fire,
     fireclay, firn, floe, flux, frazil, fresco, frosting, frozen water,
     furbish, gelatin, gild, glaciation, glacier, glacieret, glance,
     glass, glazed frost, glint, gloss, grain, granular snow,
     ground ice, growler, honey, hue, ice, ice banner, ice barrier,
     ice belt, ice cave, ice cubes, ice dike, ice field, ice floe,
     ice foot, ice front, ice island, ice needle, ice pack,
     ice pinnacle, ice raft, ice sheet, iceberg, icefall, icequake,
     icicle, icing, illuminate, imbue, ingrain, jam, japan, jelly,
     jokul, kaolin, lacquer, lath, lay on color, lolly, luster,
     marmalade, meringue, mold, mousse, mull, neve, nieve penitente,
     pack ice, paint, paper, parget, patina, petuntse, pigment, plank,
     polish, porcelain clay, pot, preserve, prime, refractory clay,
     revet, rub, saccharify, scour, serac, shade, shadow, shake, shape,
     sheathe, sheen, shelf ice, shellac, shine, shingle, slate, sleek,
     sleet, slick, slick down, slip, slob, slop on paint, sludge, smear,
     snow ice, snowberg, stain, stipple, stone, sugar, sugar off,
     sugarcoat, sweet, sweet stuff, sweeten, sweetmeat, sweets, thatch,
     throw, tile, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tone, turn a pot,
     tutti-frutti, undercoat, varnish, veneer, wall in, wall up,
     wallpaper, wash, wax, weatherboard, whipped cream, whitewash
  
  

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