Vitrifying
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. [1913 Webster]

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