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vitreous Tweet Definition of vitreous Like Definition of vitreous on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Of, or resembling glass; glassy
  2. Of, or relating to the vitreous humor of the eye
  3. (context, of ceramics) having a shiny nonporous surface
  4. (chemistry) Of a semi-crystalline substance where the atoms exhibit short-range order, but without the long-range order of a crystal
Etymology: From vitreus 'glassy, transparent'.


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