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"glaze" in British English

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glazeverb

uk   us   /ɡleɪz/
glazed
adjective uk   us   /ɡleɪzd/
All the ​rooms have glazed ​doors. a glazed expression/​look

glazenoun [C]

uk   us   /ɡleɪz/
(Definition of glaze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"glaze" in American English

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glazenoun [C]

 us   /ɡleɪz/
a ​shinysurface 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 ​itsvases and ​jugs.

glazeverb [I/T]

 us   /ɡleɪz/
to ​cover an ​object, as a ​food, with a ​liquid that ​shines when it ​dries: [T] The ​cake was glazed with ​raspberrysyrup. When someone’s ​eyes glaze over, they ​becomefixed and ​shiny, as if the ​person is not ​seeing anything: [I] By the fourth ​act of the ​opera, his ​eyes had glazed over (= he ​becamebored).
(Definition of glaze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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