verb. dissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring.
- de- (English)
- de (Latin)
- glaze (English)
- glær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Example sentences of the word deglaze
1. Verb, base form
Add a generous pouring of red wine to the pan and scrape it with a wooden spoon to deglaze it.
2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Remove the breasts and cover them loosely with aluminum foil, then deglaze the pan by pouring in 1/2 cup of light red wine or dry sherry.