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  • v. to convert a (silica-bearing) material to a glasslike substance by applying heat
  • v. to convert sand or soil (of a particular geographic area) to a glasslike state using the heat from a thermonuclear detonation
  • v. to convert radioactive waste into a glasslike substance for long-term storage

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