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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat.

Usage examples (33)
  • The painting with vitreous colours on glass depends entirely on the same principles as painting in enamel, and he manner of executing it is likewise the same, except that in...
  • Seventhly, That all kind of vitrify'd substances, by being suddenly cool'd, become very hard and brittle.
  • Heating in a kiln to partially vitrify (see burning).
  • It may take 20 to 30 years to then vitrify all of the waste. for more
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