From OE. glaer, meaning "amber".
#The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See Glaze, v. t., 3.
- meteorology 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.
- intransitiveTo become glazed or glassy.
- transitiveIn 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 1.1