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"glaze" in British English

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glazeverb

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

glazenoun [C]

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

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glazenoun [C]

 us   /ɡleɪz/
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.

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 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).
(Definition of glaze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“glaze” in American English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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