vitrify

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verb vit·ri·fy \ˈvi-trə-ˌfī\

Definition of vitrify

vitrified

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vitrifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to convert into glass or a glassy substance by heat and fusion

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become vitrified

vitrifiable

play \ˌvi-trə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\ adjective

vitrification

play \ˌvi-trə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of vitrify

Middle French vitrifier, from Latin vitrum glass


First Known Use: 1594

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