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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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Since the chemical composition of slurry components for the glazed coating and glass ceramics are of the same type, the role of forming oxides and clay additives is disclosed, the main physical and chemical properties of glazed coating are calculated according to the additivity rule [6], according to which any specific property of glass (glaze) is considered as a linear function of the percentage composition of its specific components.
When semi opaque and transparent luster glazes were used with overglazed and under glazed processes interesting results were obtained.
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Think of the thin, sugary layer on a glazed doughnut and you'll have a pretty good notion of what glaze is.
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Riccardelli found that two of the inlaying procedures she tried replicated the glazed layers of the originals particularly well.
When all the materials were ready, we put our glazed pieces into a kiln that was firing to a dull red heat.
All of which is given in a personal tone with a few anecdotes dropped in such as Otto Heino's famous yellow glazed pot which sold for $25,000 USD.
A triple glazed window will reduce that loss by about $1, so it'll take 35 years to cover a $35 upcharge for triple-glazing.
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In bright sunlight, internal fabric sails can be raised to protect the plants--this is not one of those glazed buildings where combating sunlight has been dealt with as an afterthought.