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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.


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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