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  1. (noun) A thin smooth shiny coating.
  2. (noun) A thin glassy coating of ice.
  3. (noun) A coating of colored, opaque, or transparent material applied to ceramics before firing.
  4. (noun) A coating, as of syrup, applied to food.
  5. (noun) A transparent coating applied to the surface of a painting to modify the color tones.
  6. (noun) A glassy film, as one over the eyes.
  7. (verb-transitive) To fit, furnish, or secure with glass: glaze a window.
  8. (verb-transitive) To apply a glaze to: glaze a doughnut; glaze pottery.
  9. (verb-transitive) To coat or cover thinly with ice.
  10. (verb-transitive) To give a smooth lustrous surface to.
  11. (verb-intransitive) To be or become glazed or glassy: His eyes glazed over from boredom.
  12. (verb-intransitive) To form a glaze.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. The neutral white colour chosen for the glaze is also an important element to play with possible arrangements, thinking that only a flower with colour allows a vase of alive colours. - Neon Table, Chemistry Chair, and Bonsai Vase from Neo Design
  2. Brush and rebrush onto the warm cake until the glaze is absorbed. - Archive 2009-03-01
  3. I had both, but only the honey chili glaze is pictured here because the natural version was just plain fried chicken (if fried chicken can be considered plain). - Bann Next Door’s Lunch Specials Worth Every Penny | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan
  4. A thin glaze might be nice finish, and a dusting of powdered sugar or cocoa powder would work well, too. - Baking Bites » Print » S-XL Bundt Cake
  5. The glaze is also a good way to cover up a crack in the top of the cake if it happens to stick in your bundt pan. - Cookies n’ Cream Pound Cake | Baking Bites


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