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vit·ri·fy

 (vĭt′rə-fī′)
v. vit·ri·fied, vit·ri·fy·ing, vit·ri·fies
v.tr.
To change or make into glass or a glassy substance, especially through heat fusion.
v.intr.
To become vitreous.

[French vitrifier, from Medieval Latin vitrificāre : Latin vitrum, glass + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

vit′ri·fi′a·bil′i·ty n.
vit′ri·fi′a·ble adj.
vit′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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vitrify

(ˈvɪtrɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Chemistry) to convert or be converted into glass or a glassy substance
[C16: from French vitrifier, from Latin vitrum glass]
ˈvitriˌfiable adj
ˌvitriˌfiaˈbility n
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vit•ri•fy

(ˈvɪ trəˌfaɪ)

v.t., v.i. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to convert or be converted into glass.
2. to make or become vitreous.
[1585–95; < Middle French vitrifier]
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vitrify


Past participle: vitrified
Gerund: vitrifying

Imperative
vitrify
vitrify
Present
I vitrify
you vitrify
he/she/it vitrifies
we vitrify
you vitrify
they vitrify
Preterite
I vitrified
you vitrified
he/she/it vitrified
we vitrified
you vitrified
they vitrified
Present Continuous
I am vitrifying
you are vitrifying
he/she/it is vitrifying
we are vitrifying
you are vitrifying
they are vitrifying
Present Perfect
I have vitrified
you have vitrified
he/she/it has vitrified
we have vitrified
you have vitrified
they have vitrified
Past Continuous
I was vitrifying
you were vitrifying
he/she/it was vitrifying
we were vitrifying
you were vitrifying
they were vitrifying
Past Perfect
I had vitrified
you had vitrified
he/she/it had vitrified
we had vitrified
you had vitrified
they had vitrified
Future
I will vitrify
you will vitrify
he/she/it will vitrify
we will vitrify
you will vitrify
they will vitrify
Future Perfect
I will have vitrified
you will have vitrified
he/she/it will have vitrified
we will have vitrified
you will have vitrified
they will have vitrified
Future Continuous
I will be vitrifying
you will be vitrifying
he/she/it will be vitrifying
we will be vitrifying
you will be vitrifying
they will be vitrifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vitrifying
you have been vitrifying
he/she/it has been vitrifying
we have been vitrifying
you have been vitrifying
they have been vitrifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vitrifying
you will have been vitrifying
he/she/it will have been vitrifying
we will have been vitrifying
you will have been vitrifying
they will have been vitrifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vitrifying
you had been vitrifying
he/she/it had been vitrifying
we had been vitrifying
you had been vitrifying
they had been vitrifying
Conditional
I would vitrify
you would vitrify
he/she/it would vitrify
we would vitrify
you would vitrify
they would vitrify
Past Conditional
I would have vitrified
you would have vitrified
he/she/it would have vitrified
we would have vitrified
you would have vitrified
they would have vitrified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vitrify - change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.vitrify - undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
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Translations

vitrify

[ˈvɪtrɪfaɪ]
A. VTvitrificar
B. VIvitrificarse
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vitrify

viverglasen
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vitrify

[ˈvɪtrɪˌfaɪ] vtvetrificare
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The present work aims to modify the existing bond system in the vitrified grinding wheel, which vitrifies at 1280[degrees]C, to develop a low temperature bond system by modifying the frit and bond composition.