Pronunciation Noun


  1. (ceramics) The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See glaze (transitive verb).
  2. A transparent or semi-transparent layer of paint.
  3. A smooth edible coating applied to food.
  4. (meteorology) A smooth coating of ice formed on objects due to the freezing of rain; glaze ice.
  5. Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.
  6. A glazing oven; glost oven.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: glacis
  • German: Lasur
  • Portuguese: veladura, velatura
  • Russian: гля́нец
  • Spanish: veladura, barniz
Translations Translations Translations Verb

glaze (glazes, present participle glazing; past and past participle glazed)

  1. (transitive) To install windows.
  2. (transitive, ceramics, painting) To apply a thin, transparent layer of coating.
  3. (intransitive) To become glazed or glassy.
  4. (intransitive) For eyes to take on an uninterested appearance.
  • French: vitrer
  • Russian: застекли́ть
  • Russian: остекли́ться
Translations Translations
  • Russian: лессирова́ть
  • Spanish: barnizar
  • Russian: глазирова́ть
  • Spanish: vidriar
  • French: devenir virtreux
  • Russian: стеклене́ть
  • Russian: пя́литься

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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