glazing

glazing
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Sleeping with your eyes open.
Example Citation:
Didn't he notice that half the room was glazing by the second session?
—"Jokeline," Rocky Mountain News, November 22, 1996
Earliest Citation:
Glazing — Corporate-speak for sleeping with your eyes open. A popular pastime at conferences and early-morning meetings.
—Emily Sheffield, "Jackdaw," The Guardian, November 12, 1996
Notes:
I thank thee for the generous tear
This glazing eye could never shed.
—Lord Byron, The Giaour: A Fragment of a Turkish Tale
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  • Glazing — is a transparent part of a wall, usually made of glass or plastic (acrylic and polycarbonate). Glazing also describes the work done by a professional glazier .Common types of glazing used in architectural applications include clear and tinted… …   Wikipedia

  • Glazing — Glaz ing, n. 1. The act or art of setting glass; the art of covering with a vitreous or glasslike substance, or of polishing or rendering glossy. [1913 Webster] 2. The glass set, or to be set, in a sash, frame. etc. [1913 Webster] 3. The glass,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glazing — Glazing. См. Закализация. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • glazing — [glā′ziŋ] n. [ME glasinge: see GLASS & ING] 1. the work of a glazier in fitting windows, etc. with glass 2. glass set or to be set in frames 3. a glaze or application of a glaze …   English World dictionary

  • Glazing — Glaze Glaze (gl[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Glazed} (gl[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Glazing}.] [OE. glasen, glazen, fr. glas. See {Glass}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a case, etc.) with glass. [1913 Webster] Two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glazing — [1] The use of special putty to fill minor imperfections when doing body repair [2] Glass fitted or about to be fitted in a window. Also see lead glazing spot glazing …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • GLAZING — n. 1 the act or an instance of glazing. 2 windows (see also double glazing). 3 material used to produce a glaze …   Useful english dictionary

  • glazing — glaz|ing [ˈgleızıŋ] n [U] glass that has been used to fill windows →↑double glazing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glazing — glaz|ing [ gleızıŋ ] noun uncount 1. ) thin flat pieces of glass in doors and windows => DOUBLE GLAZING 2. ) a GLAZE used for giving clay, leather, or paper objects a shiny surface …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glazing — noun (U) glass that has been used to fill windows see also: double­glazing …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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