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Enamel vs. Glaze

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Enamelnoun

An opaque, glassy coating baked onto metal or ceramic objects.

Glazenoun

(ceramics) The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See glaze (transitive verb).

Enamelnoun

A coating that dries to a hard, glossy finish.

Glazenoun

A transparent or semi-transparent layer of paint.

Enamelnoun

The hard covering on the exposed part of a tooth.

Glazenoun

A smooth edible coating applied to food.

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Enamelnoun

A cosmetic intended to give the appearance of a smooth and beautiful complexion.

Glazenoun

(meteorology) A smooth coating of ice formed on objects due to the freezing of rain; glaze ice.

Enamelverb

(transitive) To coat or decorate with enamel.

Glazenoun

Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.

Enamelverb

(transitive) To variegate with colours, as if with enamel.

Glazenoun

A glazing oven; glost oven.

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Enamelverb

(transitive) To form a glossy surface like enamel upon.

‘to enamel card paper; to enamel leather or cloth’;

Glazeverb

(transitive) To install windows.

Enamelverb

(transitive) To disguise with cosmetics, as a woman's complexion.

Glazeverb

To apply a thin, transparent layer of coating.

Enamelnoun

A variety of glass, used in ornament, to cover a surface, as of metal or pottery, and admitting of after decoration in color, or used itself for inlaying or application in varied colors.

Glazeverb

(intransitive) To become glazed or glassy.

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Enamelnoun

A glassy, opaque bead obtained by the blowpipe.

Glazeverb

(intransitive) For eyes to take on an uninterested appearance.

Enamelnoun

That which is enameled; also, any smooth, glossy surface, resembling enamel, especially if variegated.

Glazeverb

To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a case, etc.) with glass.

‘Two cabinets daintily paved, richly handed, and glazed with crystalline glass.’;

Enamelnoun

The intensely hard calcified tissue entering into the composition of teeth. It merely covers the exposed parts of the teeth of man, but in many animals is intermixed in various ways with the dentine and cement.

Glazeverb

To incrust, cover, or overlay with a thin surface, consisting of, or resembling, glass; as, to glaze earthenware; hence, to render smooth, glasslike, or glossy; as, to glaze paper, gunpowder, and the like.

‘Sorrow's eye glazed with blinding tears.’;

Enamelnoun

Any one of various preparations for giving a smooth, glossy surface like that of enamel.

Glazeverb

To apply thinly a transparent or semitransparent color to (another color), to modify the effect.

Enamelnoun

A cosmetic intended to give the appearance of a smooth and beautiful complexion.

Glazeverb

To cover (a donut, cupcake, meat, etc.) with a thin layer of edible syrup, or other substance which may solidify to a glossy coating. The material used for glazing is usually sweet or highly flavored.

Enamelverb

To lay enamel upon; to decorate with enamel whether inlaid or painted.

Glazeverb

To become glazed of glassy.

Enamelverb

To variegate with colors as if with enamel.

‘Oft he [the serpent]bowedHis turret crest and sleek enameled neck.’;

Glazenoun

The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See Glaze, v. t., 3.

Enamelverb

To form a glossy surface like enamel upon; as, to enamel card paper; to enamel leather or cloth.

Glazenoun

Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.

Enamelverb

To disguise with cosmetics, as a woman's complexion.

Glazenoun

A glazing oven. See Glost oven.

Enamelverb

To practice the art of enameling.

Glazenoun

any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods

Enameladjective

Relating to the art of enameling; as, enamel painting.

Glazenoun

a glossy finish on a fabric

Enamelnoun

hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth

Glazenoun

coating for fabrics, ceramics, metal, etc.

Enamelnoun

a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

Glazeverb

coat with a glaze;

‘the potter glazed the dishes’;

Enamelnoun

a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish

Glazeverb

become glassy or take on a glass-like appearance;

‘Her eyes glaze over when she is bored’;

Enamelnoun

any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze

Glazeverb

furnish with glass;

‘glass the windows’;

Enamelverb

coat, inlay, or surface with enamel

Glazeverb

coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze

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