1 any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
2 a glossy finish on a fabric
3 coating for fabrics, ceramics, metal, etc.
1 coat with a glaze; "the potter glazed the dishes"
2 become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance; "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored" [syn: glass, glass over, glaze over]
3 furnish with glass; "glass the windows" [syn: glass]
EtymologyFrom glaer, meaning "amber".
- Rhymes with: -eɪz
- The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See Glaze, v. t., 3.
- A smooth coating of ice formed on objects due to the freezing of rain.
- Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.
- A glazing oven. See Glost oven.
- To become glazed or glassy.
- In painting, to apply a thin, transparent layer of color.
- Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.http://www.studiopotter.org/articles/?art=art0001
Glaze or glazing is a thin shiny coating, or the act of applying the coating; it may refer to:
In materials or engineering:
- Architectural glass, a building material typically used as transparent glazing material in the building envelope
- Ceramic glaze, a vitreous coating to a ceramic material whose primary purposes are decoration or protection
- Glaze (metallurgy), the often shiny, wear-protective layer of compacted sintered oxide formed on some metals
In structural applications:
In food preparation:
glaze in Danish: Glasur
glaze in German: Glasur
glaze in Persian: لعاب
glaze in Dutch: Glazuur
glaze in Japanese: グレーズ
glaze in Norwegian: Glasur
glaze in Polish: Glazura
glaze in Vietnamese: Men gốm
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