self-glazing

glazing

[gley-zing]
noun
1.
the act of furnishing or fitting with glass; the business or work of a glazier.
2.
panes or sheets of glass set or made to be set in frames, as in windows, doors, or mirrors.
3.
the act of applying a glaze.
4.
the glassy surface of something glazed.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English; see glaze, -ing1

self-glazing, adjective
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glazing (ˈɡleɪzɪŋ)
 
n
1.  the surface of a glazed object
2.  glass fitted, or to be fitted, in a door, frame, etc

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glaze
mid-14c., glasen "to fit with glass," from glas (see glass), probably infl. by glazier (late 14c.). Noun sense of "substance used to make a glossy coating" is first attested 1784.
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