Definition of glaze verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    glaze

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ɡleɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡleɪz//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they glaze
    BrE BrE//ɡleɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡleɪz//
     
    he / she / it glazes
    BrE BrE//ˈɡleɪzɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡleɪzɪz//
     
    past simple glazed
    BrE BrE//ɡleɪzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡleɪzd//
     
    past participle glazed
    BrE BrE//ɡleɪzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡleɪzd//
     
    -ing form glazing
    BrE BrE//ˈɡleɪzɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡleɪzɪŋ//
     
    Interior décor, Construction, Facial expressions
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] glaze (over) if a person’s eyes glaze or glaze over, the person begins to look bored or tired A lot of people's eyes glaze over if you say you are a feminist. ‘I'm feeling rather tired,’ he said, his eyes glazing. See related entries: Facial expressions
  2. 2[transitive] glaze something to fit sheets of glass into something to glaze a window/house a glazed door compare glass see also double glazing See related entries: Construction
  3. 3[transitive] glaze something (with something) to cover something with a glaze to give it a shiny surface Glaze the pie with beaten egg. glazed tiles (North American English) a glazed doughnut See related entries: Interior décor
  4. Word Origin late Middle English glase, from glass.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: glaze

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