pp. 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

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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