verb (vitrif, i, ed)
- to be made into glass, especially through heat
Etymology: From Latin vitrium "glass".
- 1977: Her work was endless, she carried tubs and cauldrons and pails of heat-blasted sand, sand blasted into liquid glass, up the ladder that had vitrified where her bucket splashed, and tipped the liquid glass into the swimming pool, where, at the touch of the water, it turned into her huge, solid tears. " Angela Carter, The Passion of New Eve
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