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v. vit·ri·fied, vit·ri·fy·ing, vit·ri·fies
To change or make into glass or a glassy substance, especially through heat fusion.
To become vitreous.
[French vitrifier, from Medieval Latin vitrificāre : Latin vitrum, glass + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]
vit′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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|Adj.||1.||vitrified - (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
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