Vitrified Vit"ri*fied, a. Converted into glass. [1913 Webster]

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  • vitrified — semi·vitrified; un·vitrified; vitrified; …   English syllables

  • Vitrified — Vitrify Vit ri*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vitrified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vitrifying}.] [F. vitrifier; L. vitrum glass + ficare to make. See {Vitreous}, { fy}.] To convert into, or cause to resemble, glass or a glassy substance, by heat and fusion.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitrified — adjective Converted into glass …   Wiktionary

  • vitrified — Synonyms and related words: backed, calcified, callous, calloused, case hardened, crusted, crusty, crystallized, fossilized, granulated, hardened, hornified, incrusted, indurate, indurated, lapidified, ossified, petrified, reinforced, rigidified …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vitrified — vit·ri·fy || vɪtrɪfaɪ v. turn into glass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vitrified — Cultured tissue having leaves and sometimes stems with a glassy, transparent or wet and often swollen appearance. The process of vitrification is a general term for a variety of physiological disorders that lead to shoot tip and leaf necrosis.… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • vitrified — adjective (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it glazed pottery glassy porcelain hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures • Syn: ↑glassy, ↑vitreous • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vitrified fort — is the name given to certain crude stone enclosures whose walls have been subjected in a greater or less degree to the action of fire [cite web |url= |title=Vitrification of Hill… …   Wikipedia

  • Vitrified clay pipe — (VCP) is pipe made from clay that has been subjected to vitrification, a process which fuses the clay particles to a very hard, inert, glass like state. VCP is commonly used in sewer gravity collection mains because of its reasonable price and… …   Wikipedia

  • Vitrified Forts — (spr. Witrifei d Fohrts, Verglaste Burgen). In Schottland finden sich alte Burgen, deren Mauern aus Gneiß, Glimmerschiefer, Granit, Porphyr, Sandstein bestehen, deren äußere Oberflächen aber verglast u. die Steine, 1–2 Fuß tief, wie… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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