frit


1frit

noun \ˈfrit\

Definition of FRIT

1
:  the calcined or partly fused materials of which glass is made
2
:  any of various chemically complex glasses used ground especially to introduce soluble or unstable ingredients into glazes or enamels

Origin of FRIT

Italian fritta, from feminine of fritto, past participle of friggere to fry, from Latin frigere to roast — more at fry
First Known Use: 1662

2frit

verb
frit·tedfrit·ting

Definition of FRIT

transitive verb
1
:  to prepare (materials for glass) by heat :  fuse
2
:  to convert into a frit

First Known Use of FRIT

1832

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