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Vitreous

Vit´re`ous
a.1.Consisting of, or resembling, glass; glassy; as, vitreous rocks.
2.Of or pertaining to glass; derived from glass; as, vitreous electricity.
Vitreous body
(Anat.) the vitreous humor. See the Note under Eye.
Vitreous electricity
(Elec.) the kind of electricity excited by rubbing glass with certain substances, as silk; positive electricity; - opposed to resinous, or negative, electricity.
Vitreous humor
(Anat.) See the Note under Eye.
Vitreous sponge
(Zool.) any one of numerous species of siliceous sponges having, often fibrous, glassy spicules which are normally six-rayed; a hexactinellid sponge. See Venus's basket, under Venus.
Adj.1.vitreous - of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye; "the vitreous chamber"
2.vitreous - relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass; "vitreous rocks"; "vitreous silica"
3.vitreous - (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it; "glazed pottery"; "glassy porcelain"; "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures"
Synonyms: vitrified, glassy
ceramics, glassy, glazed, shiny, vitrified
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