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

Definition of glazing

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

Examples of glazing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Rene Lima-Marin’s work ethic was not forgotten by his former employer, a glazing business that installs windows. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, "He was once sentenced to 98 years behind bars. Now Rene Lima-Marin is forging a new path," 23 Feb. 2020 The legal justifications for sending in U.S. active duty forces during American civil unrest can be riveting or eye-glazing, depending on the depth of your procedural interests, but suffice it to say it can be done. Anna Mulrine Grobe, The Christian Science Monitor, "Mattis, Esper oppose use of active duty military to fight unrest. Why?," 4 June 2020 Since nothing has ever tasted worse after frying and glazing, this delightful creation is truly genius. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, "12 Alton Brown Recipes That We Can't Stop Making," 29 May 2020 Adding bullet resistant glazing around the receptionist. Alexandra Kukulka,, "Glenbrook 225 to bid on school entrance safety projects," 22 May 2018 Check out the video of the fruit doughnuts in all of their glazing glory below. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "Krispy Kreme Launches Three New Fruit-Flavored Glazes for a Limited Time," 23 Apr. 2020 Work with a glass and glazing contractor to sort out your glass needs. Stefanie Waldek, House Beautiful, "20 Types of Contractors and Which One Is Best For Your Project," 1 Apr. 2020 Unlike the Ferrari Monza and the forthcoming McLaren Elva, Bentley has opted to keep a windscreen and side glazing, although this has been cut down from the one in the Conti. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "Bentley Bacalar Is an Ultra-Exclusive Speedster," 3 Mar. 2020 Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely before glazing, about 30 minutes. Joseph Neese, House Beautiful, "Joanna Gaines Shares a Sneak Peek From "Magnolia Table, Vol. 2" and It's a Recipe That Baby Crew Loves," 3 Apr. 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 21 Sep. 2020.

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