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Semivitreous Sem`i*vit"re*ous, a.
vitreous copperChalcocite 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 silverArgentite 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 spongeGlass-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
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
to vitr(um) gl**** + -eus -ous) is the clear
gel that fills
to: Gl****, an amorphous solid material
Materials, such as minerals
or ceramics, that have gone through vitrification 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
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
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...
are sometimes visible deposits within
the eye's vitreous humour
transparent. Each floater
can be measured...
- Vitreous china
is an enamel coating
that is applied
to ceramics, particularly
they've been fired, though
the name can also refer
- electrified bodies
are either vitreously
electrified. An established convention
in the scientific community defines vitreous electrification
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