Definition of glazing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡleɪzɪŋ/


1 [mass noun] The action of installing windows: a programme of acoustic glazing was undertaken to protect against traffic noise
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  • For example, using the building form to provide shelter from a noise source is preferable to installing acoustic-rated glazing.
  • The noise of the traffic has forced residents to sleep at the back of their houses and install secondary glazing, costing hundreds of pounds.
  • He said the roof on the new grandstand was half-completed and glazing was being installed.
1.1Glass windows: sealed protective glazing
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  • He said such improvements might, for example, create ventilation between the inner stained glass and the protective outer glazing.
  • What kind of glass should you use - normal glass or acrylic glazing?
  • Double-hung windows were replaced to match the profile and leaded glazing of the originals.
2A glaze: bakers show great flair in their use of glazings
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  • We provide methods to analyze new kinds of systems such as radiant heating and cooling, electrochromic glazings and daylighting.
  • Also coming are smart glazings, notably electrochromics, which use low-voltage power to modulate from clear to full color.
  • While some glazings, such as low-emissivity ones, result in no significant change, others can dramatically alter it.

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