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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Ability to change into glass or a glassy substance by heat and fusion.

Usage examples (2)
  • But as ordinary clay is hardly at all vitrescible, they have not been able to succeed in their attempt; but, instead of that, the stones, by thegrt-at heat applied to...
  • Buffon at length arrived at his succession of the Epochs, or Seven Ages of Nature, namely: (1) the Age of fluidity, or incandescence, when the earth and planets assumed their... for more
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