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

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Yes, the Thompson Center looks like a fat greenhouse built by a giant stoned out of his mind, besotted with the leaf, yet quite skilled in the glazing arts. John Kass,, "Column: Don’t sell the Thompson Center, Gov. Pritzker. Grow weed.," 30 Aug. 2019 This exhibit provides a comprehensive look into Tiffany’s rare art pottery, distinguished by its complex glazing and unconventional forms. Matthew J. Palm,, "Orlando Arts Season Preview 2019-20: Best Bets," 23 Aug. 2019 The best practices include officer presence on campuses, cameras that record 24 hours a day and hardened glazing on windows on buildings. Chevall Pryce, Houston Chronicle, "Former Cy-Fair ISD police chief speaks on the future of school safety," 5 July 2019 The project incorporated original brick, orange clay tile, raw concrete and terrazzo flooring materials with new glazing complementary wood, steel and felt. Houston Chronicle, "Golf out, lounging in at renovated Greenway Plaza Sky Terrace," 5 July 2019 Only the three rose windows retain much of their original glazing. National Geographic, "An 800-year history of Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral," 15 Apr. 2019 Glass glazing, brassy-gold frames, rustic wood, and black metal make for a winning combination. Rebekah Lowin, Country Living, "Joanna Gaines' Newest Target Collection Has the Most Perfect Mother's Day Gifts," 28 Apr. 2019 Glazing Options Glass is the most traditional glazing material for greenhouses. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How to Build a Greenhouse," 28 Jan. 2019 The facade features light-colored, undulating bands of metal or ceramic paneling and glazing intended to play off neighboring buildings and works of architecture. Richard Chang,, "O.C. Museum of Art unveils designs for new building in Costa Mesa," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of glazing

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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