semivitreous

[ sem-ee-vi-tree-uhs, sem-ahy- ]

adjective(of ceramics)
  1. partially vitreous.

Origin of semivitreous

1
First recorded in 1775–85; semi- + vitreous

Words Nearby semivitreous

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British Dictionary definitions for semivitreous

semivitreous

/ (ˌsɛmɪˈvɪtrɪəs) /


adjective
  1. partially vitreous

  2. ceramics not wholly impervious to liquid

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