vitrescent definition by Webster's New World
- that can be formed into glass
- becoming, or tending to become, glass
Origin: ; from Classical Latin vitrum, glass plush -escent
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- vitrescence noun
vitrescent definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. Tending to turn into glass.b. Capable of being turned into glass.
- Resembling glass; vitreous.
Origin: Latin vitrum, glass + -escent.
- vi·tresˈcence noun