verb de·glaze \(ˌ)dē-ˈglāz\

Definition of DEGLAZE

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

First Known Use of DEGLAZE

circa 1889



Definition of DEGLAZE

transitive verb
:  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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