- a fused or partially fused material used as a basis for glazes or enamels.
- the composition from which artificial soft porcelain is made.
verb (used with object), frit·ted, frit·ting.
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Example sentences from the Web for frit
Antinephritic, an-ti-ne-frit′ik, adj. acting against diseases of the kidney.
When the fusion is complete, the vitreous matter is to be poured into clear water, and the frit is then dried, and melted anew.
In about 16 hours the vitrification of the frit has taken place, and a considerable quantity, amounting often to the cwt.
The beads are nearly all of known Neolithic types; one form is noticeable, a blue frit cylinder with gold caps at the ends.El Kab|J.E. Quibell
The mayonnaise was fixed in ice, like Ninon's description of Sevign's heart, 'une citronille frit la neige.'The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
British Dictionary definitions for frit
- the basic materials, partially or wholly fused, for making glass, glazes for pottery, enamel, etc
- a glassy substance used in some soft-paste porcelain