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deglaze

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verb de·glaze \(ˌ)dē-ˈglāz\

Definition of deglaze

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove the glaze from <deglaze pottery>



Circa 1889

First Known Use of deglaze

circa 1889


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deglaze

verb de·glaze

Definition of deglaze

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to dissolve the small particles of sautéed meat remaining in (a pan) by adding a liquid and heating



Origin of deglaze

modification of French déglacer, literally, to melt the ice from, from dé- + glacer to freeze — more at glacé


First Known Use: 1968


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