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vitrify

[ vi-truh-fahy ]
/ 藞v瑟 tr蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with or without object), vit路ri路fied, vit路ri路fy路ing.
to convert or be converted into glass.
to make or become vitreous.
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Origin of vitrify

1585鈥95; vitri- + -fy; compare French vitrifier

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British Dictionary definitions for vitrify

vitrify
/ (藞v瑟tr瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to convert or be converted into glass or a glassy substance

Derived forms of vitrify

vitrifiable, adjectivevitrifiability, noun

Word Origin for vitrify

C16: from French vitrifier, from Latin vitrum glass
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