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frit

noun \ ˈfrit \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

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

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Origin and Etymology of frit

Italian fritta, from feminine of fritto, past participle of friggere to fry, from Latin frigere to roast — more at fry


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frit

verb

Definition of frit

fritted; fritting
1 : to prepare (materials for glass) by heat : fuse
2 : to convert into a frit

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First Known Use of frit

1832

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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