devitrify

verb
de·vit·ri·fy | \(ˌ)dē-ˈvi-trə-ˌfī \

Definition of devitrify 

transitive verb

: to deprive of glassy luster and transparency especially : to change (something, such as a glass, glassy rock, or enamel) from a vitreous to a crystalline condition

Other Words from devitrify

devitrification \(ˌ)dē-ˌvi-trə-fə-ˈkā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of devitrify

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for devitrify

French dévitrifier, from dé- de- + vitrifier to vitrify

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