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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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