from The Century Dictionary.

  • Converted into glass; hence, by extension, partially converted into glass, as having the exterior converted into a glaze, or having the substance hard aud glassy from exposure to heat: as, vitrified tiles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Converted into glass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of vitrify.
  • adjective Converted into glass

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it


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