vitrified

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Vitrified \Vit"ri*fied\, adjective Converted into glass.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Vitrify \Vit"ri*fy\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Vitrified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vitrifying}.] [F. vitrifier; L. vitrum glass + -ficare to make. See {Vitreous}, {-fy}.] To convert into, or cause to resemble, glass or a glassy substance, by heat and fusion.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

vitrified

adjective

1: (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it; "glazed pottery"; "glassy porcelain"; "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures" [syn: {glassy}, {vitreous}, {vitrified}]


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