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Vitrify

Vitrify Meaning & Definition
Vitrify Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Vitrify?

[v] undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like
[v] change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat

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See Also | alter | change

Vitrify In Webster's Dictionary

\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.
\Vit"ri*fy\, v. t. To become glass; to be converted into glass. Chymists make vessels of animal substances, calcined, which will not vitrify in the fire. --Arbuthnot.

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