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English definition of “glaze”

glaze

noun [C]  /ɡleɪz/ us  
a shiny surface given to an object or a food, esp. by covering it with a liquid that shines when it dries: The pottery was famous for the rich glaze of its vases and jugs.

glaze

verb [I/T]  /ɡleɪz/ us  
to cover an object, as a food, with a liquid that shines when it dries: [T] The cake was glazed with raspberry syrup. When someone’s eyes glaze over, they become fixed and shiny, as if the person is not seeing anything: [I] By the fourth act of the opera, his eyes had glazed over (= he became bored).
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