[ UK /vˈɪtɹɪfˌa‍ɪd/ ]
  1. (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it
    hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures
    glassy porcelain
    glazed pottery
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How To Use vitrified In A Sentence

  • The main effects which influenced the color appearnce and penetration of thecolored penetrating glaze on the vitrified tile were studied by approaching formula and process methods.
  • Practically invisible or blatantly obvious, these so-called slip-ups made centuries ago survive today beneath vitrified coats of clear overglaze and provide snapshots of the innovative and ingenious decorative techniques employed.
  • People have always thought of vitrified forts as Iron Age but the dates we found make this citadel far more important.
  • I even thought, with many other geologists, that obsidian, so far from being vitrified lava, belonged to rocks that were not volcanic; and that the fire, forcing its way through the basalts, the green-stone rocks, the phonolites, and the porphyries with bases of pitchstone and obsidian, the lavas and pumice-stone were no other than these same rocks altered by the action of the volcanoes. Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America
  • All along one wall were shelves and shelves of ancient Roman artifacts - small ones, such as coins and dusty, devitrified little bottles and shards of Roman pottery. Archive 2008-04-01
  • Therefore, molecular motion must be regarded as unavoidable in vitrified biological materials.
  • After blotting excess solution from the carbon side of the grids, they were immediately vitrified in ethane slush.
  • The imperfections are then cleaned off with tools and the casting is put in the kiln at 1225 cone 6 and becomes vitrified porcelain.
  • Blood vessels have been reversibly vitrified, and whole kidneys have been recovered and successfully transplanted after cooling to - 45°C while protected with vitrification chemicals.
  • At about -400 metres, a polymictic agglomerate unit also appears, showing singular fragments of margin-chilled rhyolite, fragments of rhyolitic welded tuffs and fragments of devitrified felsic glass, all evidence of hot, and therefore near-source, deposition. The Earth Times Online Newspaper
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