Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To remove the glaze from (pottery, for example).
  • transitive verb To dissolve the remaining bits of sautéed or roasted food in (a pan or pot) by adding a liquid and then heating the mixture in order to make a sauce.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To remove the glaze from.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To remove the glaze from, as pottery or porcelain, so as to give a dull finish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To remove glaze from.
  • verb transitive To abrade the cylinders of an engine to ensure a tight seal.
  • verb transitive (cooking) To detach small pieces of cooked food from a pan by adding liquid, so that they can be used in further cooking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb dissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring

Etymologies

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de- +‎ glaze

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