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Definition 1: a coating for ceramics, metal, etc. - [noun denoting attribute]

(glaze is a kind of ...) a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)

"the boat had a metallic finish" "he applied a coat of a clear finish" "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly"

(... is a kind of glaze ) a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain

Definition 2: a glossy finish on a fabric - [noun denoting attribute]

(glaze is a kind of ...) the property of being smooth and shiny

Definition 3: any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods - [noun denoting food]

(glaze is a kind of ...) a flavorful addition on top of a dish

Definition 4: become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance - [verb of change]

Samples where glaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her eyes glaze over when she is bored

Synonyms for glaze in the sense of this definition

(glaze is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 5: coat with a glaze - [verb of contact]

Samples where glaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the potter glazed the dishes
  • glaze the bread with eggwhite

(glaze is a kind of ...) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

"coat the cake with chocolate"

Definition 6: coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for glaze in the sense of this definition

(glaze is a kind of ...) make sweeter in taste

Definition 7: furnish with glass - [verb of possession]

Samples where glaze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glass the windows

Synonyms for glaze in the sense of this definition

(glaze is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(... is a kind of glaze ) provide with two sheets of glass

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