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Answer for the clue "Finish smoothly", 5 letters:
glaze

Alternative clues for the word glaze

Shiny coating

Sugarcoat

Pottery finish

Sugarcoating

Smooth finish

Final ceramic layer

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

A glossy finish on a fabric

Coating for fabrics, ceramics, metal, etc.

Sheen

Potter's vitreous layer

Ice

Baker's coating

Coating or film

Take panes with one's work

Word definitions for glaze in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a glazed expression (= one that shows you are not concentrating on the things around you ) ▪ From her glazed expression, he knew she had been taking drugs. double glazing COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADVERB over ▪ Beyond...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Glost oven \Glost" ov`en\ An oven in which glazed pottery is fired; -- also called glaze kiln , or glaze .

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. 1 (context ceramics English) The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See (l en glaze id=in painting) (transitive verb). 2 A transparent or semi-transparent layer of paint. 3 An edible...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-14c., glasen "to fit with glass," from glas (see glass ), probably influenced by glazier . Noun sense of "substance used to make a glossy coating" is first attested 1784; in reference to ice, from 1752. Related: Glazed ; glazing .

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods a glossy finish on a fabric coating for fabrics, ceramics, metal, etc.

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Glaze or glazing may refer to: Glaze (metallurgy) , a layer of compacted sintered oxide formed on some metals Glaze (cooking technique) , a coating of a glossy, often sweet, mixture applied to food Glaze (painting technique) , a layer of paint, thinned...

Usage examples of glaze.

Simpson nodded, her jaw moving slowly as if she wanted to speak, but without uttering a sound, her eyes seemed to glaze over and her focus upon Andi was lost.

Then, by midday, after the Rocky Mountain sunshine has a chance to put a nice transparent glaze on the ice, the casting room would be booked nonstop with broken bones from pedestrians who had failed to navigate on the ice, and motorists who thought antilock brakes could stop on Teflon.

Pseudo-Tudor prevailed, with an admixture of Stockbroker Spanish Colonial, distinguished by green glazed tiles, and one British Bauhaus with a flat roof, small square windows and the occasional porthole to add a nautical air.

In my blackwork bodice, white quilted petticoats, veil, and glazed kid gloves, I would descend upon him like an avenging angel.

It gleamed on the glazed ground, where the uranium blasts had fused the rocks.

The Babylonians and Assyrians attained to a high degree of proficiency in brickmaking, notably in the manufacture of bricks having a coating of coloured glaze or enamel, which they largely used for wall decoration.

It is believed that the art of making glazed bricks, so highly developed afterwards by the Chinese, found its way across Asia from the west, through Persia and northern India, to China.

The spleen-shaped swimming pool had a rim of violet ceramic bullnose tile and a large patio of glazed Mexican tile.

She touched the glazing in the windows much as Christiana had done that first night.

The fish stared back with a Churchillian pout, lower jaw a-jut, eyes sullen with plum glaze.

The faker had got the glaze right, the scrolled red and green curled right, the design ideal.

All east-facing walls were great blocks of Fauvist color, their glaze mosaics stunning, hard to look at directly.

To determine the finishing point, place a series of drops of the ferricyanide solution on a dry white glazed plate.

I bent over the two I saw in the glazing eyes of De Ganache the light of an unutterable hate--a hate that, mayhap, was carried beyond the grave.

The sash windows were narrow and glazed with small diamond panes, another sign that the house had been built in a previous century before glassmakers had learned to roll larger plates.