verb (1)
de·​glaze | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈglāz How to pronounce deglaze (audio) \
deglazed; deglazing; deglazes

Definition of deglaze

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to remove the glaze from deglaze pottery


verb (2)
deglazed; deglazing; deglazes

Definition of deglaze (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of deglaze

Verb (1)

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for deglaze

Verb (2)

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

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The first known use of deglaze was circa 1889

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“Deglaze.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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