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Verb: glaze  gleyz
  1. Cover with a smooth or shiny coating
    "the potter glazed the dishes"; "glaze the bread with eggwhite"
  2. Become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance
    "Her eyes glaze over when she is bored";
    - glass, glass over, glaze over
  3. Furnish with glass
    "glaze the windows";
    - glass
  4. Coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
    - sugarcoat, candy
Noun: glaze  gleyz
  1. A coating for ceramics, metal, etc.
  2. Any of various thin shiny (savoury or sweet) coatings applied to foods
  3. A glossy finish on a fabric
  4. (meteorology) a smooth coating of ice

Derived forms: glazed, glazes, glazing

See also: glaze over

Type of: burnish, change, coat, coating, dulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate, finish, finishing, furnish, gloss, glossiness, polish, provide, render, supply, surface, sweeten, topping

Encyclopedia: Glaze, Andrew