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Definition of "vitrified" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of vitrify. (verb)
  • Converted into glass (adjective)

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Use "vitrified" in a sentence
  • "This is possible because the cells are not fixed with chemical reagents, but are vitrified - in other words they are frozen so fast that the water inside them does not have time to crystallise, and remains in solid state."
  • "The most curious circumstance attending it is, that the stones are all firmly connected together by a kind of vitrified matter, like lava, or like the stay or scoriæ of an iron-foundry, and the stones themselves, in many places, have been softened and vitrified."
  • "But at the moment, there is no final resting place for these "vitrified" wastes."
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