Frit (?), n. [F. fritte, fr. frit fried, p. p. of frire to fry. See Far, v. t.]

1. Glass Making

The material of which glass is made, after having been calcined or partly fused in a furnace, but before vitrification. It is a composition of silex and alkali, occasionally with other ingredients.


2. Ceramics

The material for glaze of pottery.

Frit brick, a lump of calcined glass materials, brought to a pasty condition in a reverberatory furnace, preliminary to the perfect vitrification in the melting pot.


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Frit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fritted; p. pr. & vb. n. Fritting.]

To prepare by heat (the materials for making glass); to fuse partially.



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Frit, v. t.

To fritter; -- with away.


Ld. Lytton.


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