semivitreous

semivitreous

[sem-ee-vi-tree-uhs, sem-ahy-]
adjective (of ceramics)
partially vitreous.

Origin:
1775–85; semi- + vitreous

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semivitreous (ˌsɛmɪˈvɪtrɪəs)
 
adj
1.  partially vitreous
2.  ceramics not wholly impervious to liquid

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