to convert or be converted into glass.
to make or become vitreous.
- vit·ri·fi·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- vit·ri·fi·a·ble, adjective
- non·vit·ri·fied, adjective
- un·vit·ri·fi·a·ble, adjective
- un·vit·ri·fied, adjective
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How to use vitrify in a sentence
One was transferred into my uterus, and the rest were vitrified, taking a return trip back to the dewar.I took an international trip with my frozen eggs to learn about the fertility industry | Anna Louie Sussman | September 12, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
Seventhly, That all kind of vitrify'd substances, by being suddenly cool'd, become very hard and brittle.Micrographia | Robert Hooke
This furnace must give a heat strong enough to vitrify lead, and therewith all the alloy which the perfect metals may contain.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed. | Pierre Joseph Macquer
We cannot but suspect any medium under which the pigments will not vitrify.
That is a splendid idea; and you might as well vitrify them.The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island | Roger Thompson Finlay
British Dictionary definitions for vitrify
to convert or be converted into glass or a glassy substance
- vitrifiable, adjective
- vitrifiability, noun
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