Also vit·ri·fac·tion [vi-truh-fak-shuh n] /ˌvɪ trəˈfæk ʃən/.
Origin of vitrification
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The bus ride from the Vitrification Plant back to tour headquarters was long.
We talk about stabilizing waste and vitrification and Yucca Mountain—20-, and 30-, and 40-year timelines.
Vitrification or densification is due to the feldspar or fusible sand.The Potter's Craft
Charles F. Binns
Leonardo treats of oil painting, but the other is vitrification.A Treatise on Painting
Leonardo Da Vinci
The first pieces were uneven and the vitrification was incomplete.The Ceramic Art
Jennie J. Young
Slight traces of the vitrification are said to be still found.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire
John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
Was the vitrification of the walls accidental, or was it not rather intentional, as most of us now believe?Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1
James Y. Simpson
- the process or act of vitrifying or the state of being vitrified
- something that is or has been vitrified
- short for embryo vitrification
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- The process of using heat and fusion to convert dental porcelain to a glassy substance.
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