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semivitreous

[ sem-ee-vi-tree-uhs, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈvɪ tri əs, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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adjective (of ceramics)

partially vitreous.

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Origin of semivitreous

First recorded in 1775–85; semi- + vitreous
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British Dictionary definitions for semivitreous

semivitreous
/ (ˌsɛmɪˈvɪtrɪəs) /

adjective

partially vitreous
ceramics not wholly impervious to liquid
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