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vitrescent

[vi-tres-uh nt] /vɪˈtrɛs ənt/
adjective
1.
becoming glass.
2.
tending to become glass.
3.
capable of being formed into glass.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Latin vitr(um) glass + -escent
Related forms
vitrescence, noun
unvitrescent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vitrescence

vitrescence

/vɪˈtrɛsəns/
noun
1.
the quality or condition of being or becoming vitreous
2.
the process of producing a glass or turning a crystalline material into glass
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