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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass; Of or relating to or constituting the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the eyeball posterior to the lens adj. - (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by

Usage examples (37)
  • vitreous rocks
  • The vitreous chamber
  • Adjective : vitreous china
  • This principle is that there are two distinct electricities, very different from each other, one of which I call vitreous electricity and the other resinous electricity. for more
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