What does glaze mean?

Definitions for glazegleɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word glaze.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glaze(noun)

    any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods

  2. glaze(noun)

    a glossy finish on a fabric

  3. glaze(verb)

    a coating for ceramics, metal, etc.

  4. glaze(verb)

    coat with a glaze

    "the potter glazed the dishes"; "glaze the bread with eggwhite"

  5. glaze, glass, glass over, glaze over(verb)

    become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance

    "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored"

  6. glass, glaze(verb)

    furnish with glass

    "glass the windows"

  7. sugarcoat, glaze, candy(verb)

    coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze


  1. Glaze(v. t.)

    (Cookery) To cover (a donut, cupcake, meat, etc.) with a thin layer of edible syrup, or other substance which may solidify to a glossy coating. The material used for glazing is usually sweet or highly flavored.

  2. Origin: [OE. glasen, glazen, fr. glas. See Glass.]


  1. glaze(Noun)

    The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See glaze (transitive verb).

  2. glaze(Noun)

    A transparent or semi-transparent layer of paint.

  3. glaze(Noun)

    A smooth coating of ice formed on objects due to the freezing of rain; glaze ice

  4. glaze(Noun)

    Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.

  5. glaze(Noun)

    A glazing oven. See Glost oven.

  6. glaze(Verb)

    To install windows

  7. glaze(Verb)

    To become glazed or glassy.

  8. glaze(Verb)

    In painting, to apply a thin, transparent layer of coating.

  9. Origin: From glær.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glaze(verb)

    to become glazed of glassy

  2. Glaze(noun)

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

  3. Glaze(verb)

    broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes

  4. Glaze(verb)

    a glazing oven. See Glost oven

  5. Origin: [OE. glasen, glazen, fr. glas. See Glass.]


  1. Glaze

    Glazes can change the chroma, value, hue and texture of a surface. Drying time will depend on the amount and type of paint medium used in the glaze. The medium, base, or vehicle is the mixture to which the dry pigment is added. Different media can increase or decrease the rate at which oil paints dry. Often, because a paint is too opaque, painters will add special media or a lot of medium to the paint to make them more transparent for the purposes of glazing. While these media are usually liquids there are solid and semi-solid media used in the making of paints as well. For example, many classical oil painters have also been known to use ground glass and semi-solid resins to increase the translucency of their paint.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glaze

    glāz, v.t. to furnish or set with glass: to cover with a thin surface of glass or something glassy: to give a glassy surface to.—n. the glassy coating put upon pottery: any shining exterior.—ns. Glāz′er, a workman who glazes pottery, paper, &c.; Glā′zier, one who sets glass in window-frames, &c. (for glazer; like law-y-er for law-er); Glāz′ing, the act or art of setting glass: the art of covering with a vitreous substance: (paint.) semi-transparent colours put thinly over others to modify the effect. [M. E. glasenglas, glass.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glaze in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glaze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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Translations for glaze

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • سطح أملسArabic
  • glazura, lazura, ledovkaCzech
  • Glasur, LasurGerman
  • glazuro, glazuri, diafana farboEsperanto
  • frita, veladura, glaseado, esmalte, glasé, velarSpanish
  • lasuuri, lasittua, lihahyytelö, lasitusuuni, lasittaa, lasite, lasitus, jääpinta, glaseerataFinnish
  • émail, glacis, glaçage, s'embuer, devenir virtreux, glaçure, givre, vitrer, glacerFrench
  • gelicidioItalian
  • atkala, glazūraLatvian
  • glazuur, ijzel, glazuren, lazuurDutch
  • emailat, glazuratRomanian
  • глазу́рьRussian
  • žledSlovene
  • glasyr, isskorpa, lasyrSwedish

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