what is difference between glaze and sugarcoat
From Middle English glasen, from glas (“glass”) (Modern English glass), from Old English glæs, from Proto-Germanic *glasą. Related to glazen.
The noun is from the verb.
- IPA(key): /ɡleɪz/
- Rhymes: -eɪz
glaze (countable and uncountable, plural glazes)
- (ceramics) The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See glaze (transitive verb).
- A transparent or semi-transparent layer of paint.
- A smooth edible coating applied to food.
- (meteorology) A smooth coating of ice formed on objects due to the freezing of rain; glaze ice.
- Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.
- A glazing oven; glost oven.
- glaze over
- glazier’s fallacy
- glazier’s points
- glazier’s putty
- glazing bar
glaze (third-person singular simple present glazes, present participle glazing, simple past and past participle glazed)
- (transitive) To install windows.
- (transitive, ceramics, painting) To apply a thin, transparent layer of coating.
- (intransitive) To become glazed or glassy.
- (intransitive) For eyes to take on an uninterested appearance.
- Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). “Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?” Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.
- IPA(key): /ˈɣlaː.zə/
- (archaic) singular present subjunctive of glazen
- sugar coat
sugar + coat; from the practice of coating medicinal tablets or pills with sugar in order to disguise their unpleasant taste
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈʃʊɡɚˌkoʊt/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈʃʊɡəˌkəʊt/
- Hyphenation: sug‧ar‧coat
sugarcoat (third-person singular simple present sugarcoats, present participle sugarcoating, simple past and past participle sugarcoated)
- (transitive) To make superficially more attractive; to give a falsely pleasant appearance to.
- There’s no way to sugarcoat the loss of the space shuttle; it was an unmitigated disaster.
- gild the pill
- sugar-coated, sugarcoated
- sugar-coating, sugarcoating