Vitrify definition

vĭtrə-fī
To change or make into glass or a glassy substance, especially through heat fusion.
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To become vitreous.
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To change into glass or a glasslike substance, as by fusion due to heat; make or become vitreous.
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To convert into, or cause to resemble, glass or a glassy substance, by heat and fusion.
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(intransitive) To be converted into glass, especially through heat.
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Origin of vitrify

  • French vitrifier from Medieval Latin vitrificāre Latin vitrum glass Latin -ficāre -fy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin vitrum (“glass") +"Ž -ify.

    From Wiktionary