Definitions

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  • n. A kind of glass which is very hard and difficult to fuse, used as an insulator in electrical lamps and other apparatus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of glass which is very hard and difficult to fuse, used as an insulator in electrical lamps and other apparatus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of hard glass or other substance used for electric insulation.

Etymologies

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Latin vitrum glass.

Examples

  • The Jupiter light flooded the vitrite garden, gave the plants there, chosen with an eye to this, strange, exotic, glowing colors, flushed Negu Mah and Sliss with a ruby radiance.

    The Indulgence of Negu Mah

  • Nanlo, his wife, pushing before her the small serving cart with its platinum molkai decanter, paused for an instant as she entered the shell of pure vitrite which covered the garden, giving it the illusion of out-of-doorness.

    The Indulgence of Negu Mah

  • The uranium merchant led the way back to the vitrite covered garden and there, a little wearily, resumed his seat and picked up his mug again.

    The Indulgence of Negu Mah

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