glaz·​ing ˈglā-ziŋ How to pronounce glazing (audio)
: the action, process, or trade of fitting windows with glass
: glaze
: transparent material (such as glass) used for windows

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Each model features sleek lines, sculpted gunwales around the bow and glazing that runs from hull to superstructure. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 15 Feb. 2023 The glazing contractor identified by Corren is Architectural Glass & Aluminum, a company based in the Bay Area city of San Carlos. San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Feb. 2023 The vessel features a sleek hull with sharp lines and extensive glazing. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 18 Oct. 2022 Turkeys, hams and rib roasts require hours in the oven and sometimes demand basting or glazing. Genevieve Ko, New York Times, 15 Dec. 2022 In fact, the cups feature actual flowers that have been pressed into the clay, then burned during the firing and glazing process. Deanna Pai, Peoplemag, 6 Dec. 2022 Consider the upper-rear quarter, where roof pillar, spoiler, quarter-light window, glazing, molding, brightwork trim and thermometer-red taillamp all come together with harrowing exactitude. Dan Neil, WSJ, 1 Dec. 2022 It’s this glazing process that makes the tiles particularly resilient, and resistant to elements like rain, sun and fire. Dena Levitz, Smithsonian Magazine, 25 Oct. 2022 The Fruit Salad dessert bowl has orange peels, banana peels and mint stalks in its glazing, while a cup features coffee husks and charcoal ash. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 1 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of glazing was in the 15th century

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“Glazing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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