Complete Definition of "glaze"

English

Etymology
From OE. glaer, meaning "amber".

Pronunciation
IPA|/gleɪz/
rhymes|eɪz

Noun
en-noun

#The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See Glaze, v. t., 3.

  1. meteorology A smooth coating of ice formed on objects due to the freezing of rain.
  2. Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.
  3. A glazing oven. See Glost oven.

Category:Weather

Verb
en-verb|glaz|es

  1. intransitiveTo become glazed or glassy.
  2. transitiveIn painting, to apply a thin, transparent layer of color.

Translations
Italian: velatura
Portuguese: veladura
Spanish: veladura

References
Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.1

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Revision and Credits for"glaze"
  • 2007-10-08 21:48 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/63.138.87.171|63.138.87.171]] ([[User_talk:63.138.87.171|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:SemperBlotto|SemperBlotto]]

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