Vitrifaction
Vitrifaction Vit`ri*fac"tion, n. [Cf. {Vitrification}.] The act, art, or process of vitrifying; also, the state of being vitrified. [1913 Webster]

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  • vitrifaction — noun Alternative spelling of vitrification …   Wiktionary

  • vitrifaction — vit·ri·fac·tion …   English syllables

  • vitrifaction — |vi.trə|fakshən noun ( s) Etymology: vitrify + faction : vitrification …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vitrification — Vit ri*fi*ca tion, n. [See {Vitrify}.] Same as {Vitrifaction}. Sir T. Browne. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitrification — /vi treuh fi kay sheuhn/, n. 1. act or process of vitrifying; state of being vitrified. 2. something vitrified. Also, vitrifaction /vi treuh fak sheuhn/. [1720 30; VITRI(FY) + FICATION] * * * …   Universalium

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