HyperDic: vitreous

English > 3 senses of the word vitreous:
ADJECTIVEpertvitreousof or relating to or constituting / constituting the vitreous humor of the eye
pertvitreousrelating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass
allvitreous, glassy, vitrified(of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing / fusing a vitreous solution to it
vitreous > pronunciation
Soundsvih'triyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > vitreous: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or constituting / constituting the vitreous humor of the eye.
Example"the vitreous chamber"
Spanishvítreo
Nounsvitreous humorthe clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball
English > vitreous: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass.
Examples
  • "vitreous rocks"
  • "vitreous silica"
Spanishvítreo
Nounsglassa brittle / brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
English > vitreous: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing / fusing a vitreous solution to it.
Example "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures"
Synonymsglassy, vitrified
CategoryceramicsThe art of making and decorating pottery
Broaderglazed, shinyHaving a shiny surface or coating / coating
Spanishvidrioso, vitrificado

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