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Semivitreous
Semivitreous Sem`i*vit"re*ous, a. Partially vitreous.
vitreous copper
Chalcocite Chal"co*cite, n. [Gr. chalko`s brass.] (Min.) Native copper sulphide, called also copper glance, and vitreous copper; a mineral of a black color and metallic luster. [Formerly written chalcosine.]
vitreous silver
Argentite Ar"gen*tite, n. [L. argentum silver.] (Min.) Sulphide of silver; -- also called vitreous silver, or silver glance. It has a metallic luster, a lead-gray color, and is sectile like lead.
Vitreous sponge
Vegetable sponge. (Bot.) See Loof. Velvet sponge, a fine, soft commercial sponge (Spongia equina, variety meandriniformis) found in Florida and the West Indies. Vitreous sponge. See Glass-sponge. Yellow sponge, a common and valuable commercial sponge (Spongia agaricina, variety corlosia) found in Florida and the West Indies.
vitreous sponge
Glass-sponge Glass"-sponge`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A siliceous sponge, of the genus Hyalonema, and allied genera; -- so called from their glassy fibers or spicules; -- called also vitreous sponge. See Glass-rope, and Euplectella.
Vitreousness
Vitreousness Vit"re*ous*ness, n. The quality or state of being vitreous.

Meaning of Vitreous from wikipedia

- The vitreous body (vitreous meaning "gl****-like", from Latin vitreus, equivalent to vitr(um) gl**** + -eus -ous) is the clear gel that fills the space...
- Vitreous may refer to: Gl****, an amorphous solid material Materials, such as minerals or ceramics, that have gone through vitrification Vitreous enamel...
- Vitreous enamel, also called porcelain enamel, is a material made by fusing powdered gl**** to a substrate by firing, usually between 750 and 850 °C (1...
- A posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) is a condition of the eye in which the vitreous membrane separates from the retina. It refers to the separation...
- metal-working (slags) or during the production of faience, a pre-gl**** vitreous material made by a process similar to glazing. Due to its ease of formability...
- The vitreous membrane (or hyaloid membrane or vitreous cortex) is a layer of collagen separating the vitreous humour from the rest of the eye. At least...
- Vitreous hemorrhage is the extravasation, or leakage, of blood into the areas in and around the vitreous humor of the eye. The vitreous humor is the clear...
- Floaters are sometimes visible deposits within the eye's vitreous humour ("the vitreous"), which is normally transparent. Each floater can be measured...
- Vitreous china is an enamel coating that is applied to ceramics, particularly porcelain, after they've been fired, though the name can also refer to the...
- electrified bodies are either vitreously or resinously electrified. An established convention in the scientific community defines vitreous electrification as positive...
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