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English noun: glaze

1. glaze (food) any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods


Broader (hypernym)topping

2. glaze (attribute) a glossy finish on a fabric


Broader (hypernym)burnish, gloss, glossiness, polish

3. glaze (attribute) a coating for ceramics, metal, etc.


Broader (hypernym)coating, finish, finishing


Narrower (hyponym)luster, lustre


English verb: glaze

1. glaze (contact) coat with a glaze


SamplesThe potter glazed the dishes.
Glaze the bread with eggwhite.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)coat, surface

2. glaze (change) become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance


SamplesHer eyes glaze over when she is bored.


Synonymsglass, glass over, glaze over


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change

3. glaze (possession) furnish with glass


SamplesGlass the windows.


Synonymsglass


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply


Narrower (hyponym)double-glaze

4. glaze (perception) coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze


Synonymscandy, sugarcoat


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)dulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate, sweeten









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