glaze glaze  /ɡ ˈleɪz/


  1. (n) any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
  2. (n) a glossy finish on a fabric
  3. (n) a coating for ceramics, metal, etc.
  4. (v) coat with a glaze
  5. (v) become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance
  6. (v) furnish with glass
  7. (v) coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze

Derived Word(s)


  1. The dry monotony of the proceedings made many eyes glaze over.
  2. His eyes would glaze, and he would just sit staring.
  3. We're not a people of the soil anymore, and for most of us, our eyes glaze over when we see farm statistics like the ones in that last sentence.


  1. New Housing Indicator In Town - And It's Different

    There's a new housing indicator in town. Before your eyes glaze over with housing-analysis fatigue, listen up: This report is different. The Nevada Department of Business & Industry on Thursday unveiled its first Nevada Housing Stability Index, a report
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. This Ex-NBA Dancer Ditched Her Fashion Startup A Week Before It Launched In Favor Of A New Company To Help You Get A ...

    Kim Taylor, one of the stars from Randi Zuckerberg's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" reality TV show on Bravo, is launching a new startup. During meetings with potential investors, sometimes their eyes would start to glaze over, Taylor told Business Insider.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  3. China Glaze Nail Lacquer Sees Shiny Return With iOS Mobile Application by Phunware

    Mobile cloud provider Phunware has been selected by nail lacquer industry leader China Glaze® to deliver consumers a personalized experience with a China Glaze iOS application. Phunware's Mobile as a Service ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Americans are craving more yummy, intense flavors that satisfy the taste buds and the appetite," says Deen. "This year, glaze your ham with a sweet, baked-caramel crunch that is so beautiful to serve and delicious to bite into."
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Paula Deen Source: Leesburg Today

  2. "This was the kind of person you don't forget," Dodd said yesterday. "You mention the number dead, 3,000, the 22,000 wounded, and you almost see the eyes glaze over. But you talk about an individual like this, who was doing his job, a hell of...
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Chris Dodd Source: Washington Post

  3. "The non-mint type," Hyneman says, "have a glaze on them, and they don't work at all. It only works with the mint ones, because they have a matte finish. That surface serves as these little portals for the gas to escape through."
    on Aug 4, 2006 By: Jamie Hyneman Source:

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