Glaze v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glazed p. pr. & vb. n. Glazing.]
1. To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a case, 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.
adj 1: used of eyes lacking liveliness; "empty eyes"; "a glassy
stare"; "his eyes were glazed over with boredom" [syn:
2: fitted or covered with glass; "four glazed walls" [syn: glassed]
3: having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed
doughnuts" [syn: shiny] [ant: unglazed]
4: (of foods) covered with a shiny coating by applying e.g.
beaten egg or a sugar or gelatin mixture; "glazed
doughnuts"; "a glazed ham"