Definition of devitrify
: to deprive of glassy luster and transparency; especially : to change (as a glass) from a vitreous to a crystalline condition
devitrificationplay \(ˌ)dē-ˌvi-trə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
Origin and Etymology of devitrify
French dévitrifier, from dé- de- + vitrifier to vitrify
First Known Use: 1832
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