glaz·​ing | \ ˈglā-ziŋ How to pronounce glazing (audio) \

Definition of glazing

1 : the action, process, or trade of fitting windows with glass
2a : glasswork
b : glaze
3 : transparent material (such as glass) used for windows

Examples of glazing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other mass reduction measures over the standard Valkyrie will include even lighter carbon bodywork, carbon suspension wishbones, and Perspex glazing. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 27 June 2021 The company's acrylic glazing material is made of silicone compression tubing that results in a tighter seal, closing the dead air space between the insert and your window. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 23 June 2021 The pieces are made in the English town of Stoke-on-Trent (aka the world capital of ceramics), and finished with a glazing process called vitrification that gives them a nearly poreless, glasslike finish that’s resistant to scratches. Sholeen Damarwala, Forbes, 23 June 2021 The new space will have three main rooms: One for plaster, one for glazing and an office. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 June 2021 The vessel will also be equipped with special glazing to minimize solar gain and ensure the interior stays nice and cool. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 June 2021 Last Supper has sustained significant damage over the centuries, losing much of its detail, tone, glazing and coloring. Isis Davis-marks, Smithsonian Magazine, 4 Mar. 2021 Window glazing is made of polycarbonate compounds to reduce breaking. Star Tribune, 14 Jan. 2021 Most of Chicago and areas to the south should expect in the range of a half-inch to 3 inches, plus maybe a glazing or 1/10 an inch of ice. Katherine Rosenberg-douglas,, 31 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of glazing

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Glazing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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