Vit"ri*fy (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vitrified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Vitrifying (?).] [F. vitrifier; L. vitrum glass + -ficare to make. See Vitreous, -fy.]

To convert into, or cause to resemble, glass or a glassy substance, by heat and fusion.


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Vit"ri*fy, v. t.

To become glass; to be converted into glass.

Chymists make vessels of animal substances, calcined, which will not vitrify in the fire. Arbuthnot.


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