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glaze

verb
 
 
/ɡleɪz/
EYES [I] ( also glaze over) If someone's eyes glaze or glaze over, they stop showing any interest or expression because they are bored or tired.Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotionsBore and bored
CLAY [T] to cover the surface of objects made of clay with a liquid that makes them hard and shiny when they are bakedCeramics and pottery
FOOD [T] to put a liquid on food to make it shiny and more attractivePreparing foodPreparing food using heat
GLASS [T] to put glass in a window or doorGlassWindows and parts of windows
(Definition of glaze verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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