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- n. The formation of small crystals in a glass as a result of slow cooling from the molten state
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of devitrifying, or the state of being devitrified. Specifically, the conversion of molten glassy matter into a stony mass by slow cooling, the result being the formation of crystallites, microbites, etc., in the glassy base, which are then called devitrification products.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Loss, either partial or entire, of the glassy or vitreous condition, or the process by which this result is attained.
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