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VITRIFY (vitrified)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does vitrify mean? 

VITRIFY (verb)
  The verb VITRIFY has 2 senses:

1. change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
2. undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like

  Familiarity information: VITRIFY used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VITRIFY (verb)


Sense 1vitrify [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "vitrify" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2vitrify [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "vitrify" is one way to...):

change (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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