from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In petrography, in the quantitative system of classification of igneous rocks (see rock), a prefix used to indicate that a rock is microscopically glassy. Compare vitro-.
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We were obliged to remain under the disappointment that nothing more was being offered us than barrels, for the word was almost entirely drowned by the appeal: “Vitri, vitri-er, carreaux cassés, voilà le vitrier, vitri-er,”
MS. of Glover, 'Lozenga est pars vitri in vitrea fenestra.'
D.A. dici idud potctt cirea aUquaphsenomenaJn quibus feiHcet nulla obfervatur corporum cxtraneorun« attraQio C.A. tn quibus obfervatur pofitiva repulfiei N, A. & Cm. Quod mercurius in tubo vitreo non aN tollatur, caufa ell» quia roajor kabctur attradio in par* tibus mercurii ad fe inviccm, quan qa» efk vitri act mercurtum.
There is an alternative reading, _vitri_ for _nitri_; but I am still unable to understand the author's meaning.] 'In the treasures of the deep that region is certainly rich; for the
* with an effervefcing mixture of chalk and vitri -
Laeryma Ba$avica ((ic dicitor gutta vitri • fammo caiorc refente refrigerara) iii exteriore (uperfi -