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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GLA'ZING, ppr. Furnishing with window glass.
1. Crusting with a vitreous substance, as potter's ware.
2. Giving a smooth, glossy, shining surface, as to cloth.
GLA'ZING, n. The vitreous substance with which potter's ware is incrusted.

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century 1. the action, process, or trade of fitting windows with glass 2. a. glasswork b. glaze 3. transparent material (as glass) used for windows

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the act or an instance of glazing. 2 windows (see also double glazing). 3 material used to produce a glaze.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Glase Glase, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glased; p. pr. & vb. n. Glazing.] [OE. glasen, glazen, fr. glas. See Glass.] 1. To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a ease, etc.) with glass. Two cabinets daintily paved, richly handed, and glazed with crystalline glass. --Bacon. 2. To incrust, cover, or overlay with a thin surface, consisting of, or resembling, glass; as, to glaze earthenware; hence, to render smooth, glasslike, or glossy; as, to glaze paper, gunpowder, and the like. Sorrow's eye glazed with blinding tears. --Shak. 3. (Paint.) To apply thinly a transparent or semitransparent color to (another color), to modify the effect.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Glazing Glaz"ing, n. 1. The act or art of setting glass; the art of covering with a vitreous or glasslike substance, or of polishing or rendering glossy. 2. The glass set, or to be set, in a sash, frame. etc. 3. The glass, glasslike, or glossy substance with which any surface is incrusted or overlaid; as, the glazing of pottery or porcelain, or of paper. 4. (Paint.) Transparent, or semitransparent, colors passed thinly over other colors, to modify the effect.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Setting glass. 2. Calendering. 3. Glaze, enamel.



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