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- n. A process of converting a material into a glass-like amorphous solid which is free of any crystalline structure, either by the quick removal or addition of heat, or by mixing with an additive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as vitrifaction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Conversion into glass, or in general into a material having a glassy or vitreous structure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a vitrified substance; the glassy result of being vitrified
- n. the process of becoming vitreous
Latin vitrum ("glass") (Wiktionary)