vitrification

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Latin vitrum (glass)

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈvɪt.ɹɪf.ɪˌkeɪ.ʃən/

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vitrification (uncountable)

  1. A process of converting a material into a glass-like amorphous solid which is free of any crystalline structure, either by the quick removal or addition of heat, or by mixing with an additive.

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