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vit·re·ous

 (vĭt′rē-əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, resembling, or having the nature of glass; glassy.
2. Obtained or made from glass.
3. Of or relating to the vitreous humor.
n.
The vitreous humor.

[From Latin vitreus, from vitrum, glass.]

vit′re·os′i·ty (-ŏs′ĭ-tē), vit′re·ous·ness (-əs-nĭs) n.

vitreous

(ˈvɪtrɪəs)
adj
1. (Elements & Compounds) of, relating to, or resembling glass
2. (Elements & Compounds) made of, derived from, or containing glass
3. (Anatomy) of or relating to the vitreous humour or vitreous body
[C17: from Latin vitreus made of glass, from vitrum glass; probably related to vidēre to see]
ˈvitreously adv

vit•re•ous

(ˈvɪ tri əs)

adj.
1. of the nature of or resembling glass, as in transparency, brittleness, hardness, or glossiness: vitreous china.
2. of or pertaining to glass.
3. obtained from or containing glass.
[1640–50; < Latin vitreus=vitr(um) glass + -eus -eous]
vit′re•ous•ly, adv.

vit·re·ous

(vĭt′rē-əs)
Relating to or resembling glass; glassy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vitreous - of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eyevitreous - of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye; "the vitreous chamber"
2.vitreous - relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass; "vitreous rocks"; "vitreous silica"
3.vitreous - (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to itvitreous - (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"
ceramics - the art of making and decorating pottery
shiny, glazed - having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed doughnuts"
Translations

vitreous

[ˈvɪtrɪəs] ADJvítreo

vitreous

[ˈvɪtriəs] adj [china, enamel] → vitrifié(e)

vitreous

adjGlas-; vitreous chinaPorzellanemail nt; vitreous enamelGlasemail nt

vitreous

[ˈvɪtrɪəs] adj (china, enamel) → vetrificato/a; (rock) → vetroso/a

vit·re·ous

n. fluído semejante a gelatina que llena el interior del ojo; vítreo-a, vidrioso-a, casi transparente, hialino;
___ chambercámara ___;
___ bodycuerpo ___;
___ humorhumor ___.

vitreous

adj vítreo