Definitions for vitrifyˈvɪ trəˌfaɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vit•ri•fyˈvɪ trəˌfaɪ(v.t.; v.i.)-fied, -fy•ing.
to convert or be converted into glass.
to make or become vitreous.
Origin of vitrify:
1585–95; < MF vitrifier
change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like
to be made into glass, especially through heat
Origin: From Latin vitrum ‘glass’ + -fy.
to convert into, or cause to resemble, glass or a glassy substance, by heat and fusion
to become glass; to be converted into glass
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