- 1Fit panes of glass into (a window or door frame or similar structure): windows can be glazed using laminated glassMore example sentences
- The windows were glazed, but the glass was so distorted they let light pass but it was impossible to actually see anything through them, from the inside or the outside.
- Two of the dual glazed windows in my home have become foggy because of condensed moisture between the panes.
- Zelda built an extremely elaborate doll's house for Scottie, which she painted, wallpapered, and furnished, even going so far as to glaze the windows.
- 1.1Enclose or cover with glass: the verandas were glazed inMore example sentences
- Upstairs, etched glass light wells diffuse luminance into the restaurant and glazed screens enclose private rooms.
- The long, glazed facade provides uninterrupted views of the track and city skyline beyond.
- Two three-storey blocks of offices flank a central glazed atrium.
- 2Overlay or cover (food, fabric, etc.) with a smooth, shiny coating or finish: new potatoes which had been glazed in mint-flavoured butterMore example sentences
- The crockery is fired and glazed earthenware and the cutlery an inexpensive style.
- The kiln that glazed them must have been the size of a bus.
- The second evening will involve painting and glazing the pottery piece.
- 3 [no object] Lose brightness and animation: the prospect makes my eyes glaze over with boredom (as adjective glazed) she had a glazed look in her eyesMore example sentences
- Here, my eyes would glaze over as I flash backed to the summer I spent putting little purple microdot tabs of mescaline in my mouth, waiting for that hallucinatory high.
- But tell me, are your eyes starting to glaze over?
- Before your eyes glaze over and you run screaming to the mall, $4.50 latte in hand, think for a moment about how you will pay your bills when your career ends.
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- 1A vitreous substance fused on to the surface of pottery to form an impervious decorative coating.More example sentences
- People learn how to hand decorate a collection of unglazed pottery with water-based glazes.
- My new pots are clay and are finished with a decorative glaze.
- Strontium sulfate is sometimes used to produce iridescence in glass and pottery glazes, and can also be used as a fining agent (to remove bubbles in the molten glass) in crystal glass.
- 1.1A smooth, shiny surface formed on pottery by glazing: the glaze of the white cupsMore example sentences
- The scabbard was decorated with patterns much similar to that of the hilt, and was enameled in a smooth glaze.
- He made a number of vases with opaque white glazes applied over mat green, blue, and white glazes.
- It is then fabric-painted and polished to give it a glaze before being fixed on the base object.
- 1.2 Art A thin topcoat of transparent paint used to modify the tone of an underlying colour.More example sentences
- When used in media such as egg tempera these pigments are insufficiently transparent to make true glazes.
- Apply the crackle glaze at the thickness that worked best for you when you did your test samples.
- I use wax to then apply a gloss glaze over an area in a different manner.
- 2A liquid such as milk or beaten egg used to form a smooth, shiny coating on food: brush the cake with an apricot glazeMore example sentences
- Succulent beef was grilled and marinated in a spicy glaze then tossed with hot chilies, fresh cilantro leaves, and cooling slices of cucumbers.
- Lobster bisque is solid, but the lobster roll is mushy, gaining zippola from a pepper glaze.
- Use a spoon to spread a little glaze on each bun, in the shape of a cross.
- 3North American A thin, glassy coating of ice on the ground or water.More example sentences
- There may be a thin glaze of ice where water is standing.
- Today there's a glaze of ice underneath most sections and a fresh inch or so of snow on top.
- After about a mile I kinked down to cross the Seven where there's a good, arched bridge and where the river, flowing through fields of virgin snow, was trimmed with a glaze of grey translucent ice.
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- This iron consists of a projecting portion having a face of suitable shape and size for use as a glazer or burnisher.
- It's an interesting idea as the glazer makes the surface a lot smoother, almost like ice.
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- His hair was a big yellow mess, his eyes glazy and bloodshot, one shirtsleeve was rolled up, the other down and unbuttoned.
- And everything made of dreamy, glazy glass so warm to touch and so impossible to shatter.
- Everyone, worried, shot their quizzical looks at one another, staring miserably at each dank spaces that invaded their glazy eyes.
late Middle English glase, from glass.