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glaze

(glāz) in dentistry, a ceramic veneer added to a porcelain restoration, to simulate enamel.

glaze

[glāz]
Etymology: ME, glasen
1 v, to cover with a glossy, smooth surface or coating.
2 n, a ceramic veneer added to a dental porcelain restoration after it has been fired, to give a completely nonporous, glossy, or semiglossy surface.
3 n, the final firing (in air) of dental porcelain, when formation of a thin, vitreous, glossy surface takes place.

glaze,

n a critical stage in the final firing of dental porcelain when complete fusion takes place, with the formation of a thin, vitreous, glossy surface, or glaze.
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of course I mean that his glazed hat looks like a gentleman's servant, and not the wart upon his nose; though even that is not so ridiculous as it may seem to you, for we had a footboy once, who had not only a wart, but a wen also, and a very large wen too, and he demanded to have his wages raised in consequence, because he found it came very expensive.
On the outside the grains of sand are rounded, and have a slightly glazed appearance: I could not distinguish any signs of crystallization.
It let me into a six-feet wide strip between a long counter and the wall, taken off a spacious, vaulted room with a grated window and a glazed door giving daylight to the further end.
It seemed to have glazed as hard and passionlessly as his eyes.
He was the commander and owner of the only tug-boat on the river, a very trim white craft of 150 tons or more, as elegantly neat as a yacht, with a round wheel-house rising like a glazed turret high above her sharp bows, and with one slen der varnished pole mast forward.
But the moment they set him upright and found that he was none the worse, they were soldiers again, looking over their glazed stocks more composedly than ever.
Captain Joey, the bottle-nosed regular customer in the glazed hat, is a pupil of the much-respected old school, and (having insinuated himself into the chamber, in the execution of the impontant service of carrying the drowned man's neck-kerchief) favours the doctor with a sagacious old-scholastic suggestion that the body should be hung up by the heels, 'sim'lar', says Captain Joey, 'to mutton in a butcher's shop,' and should then, as a particularly choice manoeuvre for promoting easy respiration, be rolled upon casks.
The public costume of the young people was of the Highland kind, but the night being damp and cold, the young gentleman wore over his kilt a man's pea jacket reaching to his ankles, and a glazed hat; the young lady too was muffled in an old cloth pelisse and had a handkerchief tied about her head.
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Picture Four) They are all glazed inside with an oxidized green copper glaze and glazed outside with a brilliant Copper Red Oxblood.
Then, add to the atrium a luminous white skin of glazed bricks and a series of feature elements--balconies, stairs and stripped down lift shafts--and you very nearly have a new building.
It's holding tools these days, not glazed doughnuts, but there's no mistaking it if you were around when the Helmsman - along with his pals, the Good Humor man, the milkman and the paperboy - pretty much ruled the streets of this city.