I. noun Etymology: Italian fritta, from feminine of fritto, past participle of friggere to fry, from Latin frigere to roast — more at fry Date: 1662 1. the calcined or partly fused materials of which glass is made 2. any of various chemically complex glasses used ground especially to introduce soluble or unstable ingredients into glazes or enamels II. transitive verb (fritted; fritting) Date: 1832 1. to prepare (materials for glass) by heat ; fuse 2. to convert into a frit

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  • frit — frit …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • frit — Frit, m. adject. Est fricassé, Significatione passiua. Poisson frit, Pissis frictus. Frit aussi par metaphore est autant que consumé et gasté. Il a frit tout son bien, c. Mangé et despendu ou consumé, Decoxit bona sua. Frit, substant. Est un… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • frit — frit, frite [ fri, frit ] adj. • de frire 1 ♦ ⇒ frire. 2 ♦ Fam. Perdu, fichu. Nous sommes frits. ⇒ cuit, foutu. ⊗ HOM. Frite, fritte. ● frit Participe passé de frire. frit, frite adj. Cuit dans un corps gras bouillant. ⇒FRIT, FRITE …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • frit — frit; frit·il·lar·ia; frit·il·lary; frit·ter·er; frit·ta·ta; frit·ter; frit·to; …   English syllables

  • frit — frit, te (fri, fri t ) part. passé de frire. Du poisson frit. •   Où la tripaille est frite en cent sortes de mets, RÉGNIER Sat. X..    Fig. Cet homme est frit, il est perdu sans ressources.    Tout est frit, tout est mangé, dissipé. SUPPLÉMENT… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Frit — (fr[i^]t), n. [F. fritte, fr. frit fried, p. p. of frire to fry. See {Far}, v. t.] 1. (Glass Making) The material of which glass is made, after having been calcined or partly fused in a furnace, but before vitrification. It is a composition of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frit — [frit] n. [Fr fritte < It fritta, fried, pp. of friggere < L frigere, FRY1] 1. the partly fused mixture of sand and fluxes of which glass is made 2. a partly fused vitreous substance, ground and used as a basis for glazes and enamels vt.,… …   English World dictionary

  • Frit — Frit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fritted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fritting}.] To prepare by heat (the materials for making glass); to fuse partially. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frit — Frit, v. t. To fritter; with away. [R.] Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frit — /frit/, n., v., fritted, fritting. n. 1. Ceram. a. a fused or partially fused material used as a basis for glazes or enamels. b. the composition from which artificial soft porcelain is made. 2. fused or calcined material prepared as part of the… …   Universalium

  • frit — Porcelana parcial o totalmente fundida, de la que se hace el polvo de porcelana dental. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

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