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1. vitrification

noun. the process of becoming vitreous.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • activity
  • action

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • inactivity
  • discontinuance

Etymology

  • vitrum (Latin)

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2. vitrification

noun. a vitrified substance; the glassy result of being vitrified.

Antonyms

  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • vitrum (Latin)

Example sentences of the word vitrification


1. Noun, singular or mass
A more extreme example of heat treatment is vitrification, where high temperatures turn soil to glass, capturing nonvolatile contaminants such as heavy metals and radioactive materials.

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