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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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 After results are in this year from the analysis of concrete support columns and a separate analysis of windows and glazing, detailed cost estimates will be done on the remaining two or three options. Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Decision time is quickly approaching for the future of the leaking, aging Mitchell Park Domes," 25 June 2018 On Monday, the board approved 5-0 a bid for approximately $146,000 to add or replace bullet-resistant glazing around the front entrances at each district building, according to the report. Alexandra Kukulka,, "Glenbrook District 225 to add bullet-resistant glazing at school entrances," 26 June 2018 One side of the house has a wall of glazing that opens to a walk-out balcony—a perfect spot to catch some Australian rays and take in an unobstructed view of the ocean. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Solar-powered modern studio appears to float in midair," 25 June 2018 The glazing gantry does the windshields and rear glass. Alex Davies, WIRED, "How Tesla Is Building Cars in Its Parking Lot," 22 June 2018 From the outside, the greatest visible change to the building's original structure are the addition of pillowed glazing panels, inserted into the geometry of the hotel floors, which will bulge outward as if gently inflated. Town & Country, "These Are the 83 Top Hotels Around the World," 6 Oct. 2016 The couple also kept their original windows, which are all in working order with the lead glazing restored. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "Think Sacramento feels like Iowa? They'd agree | The Sacramento Bee," 21 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of glazing

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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