vitriform

of the form or shape of glass

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Vitriform — Vit ri*form, a. [L. vitrum glass + form.] Having the form or appearance of glass; resembling glass; glasslike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitriform — [vi′trə fôrm΄] adj. [< L vitrum, glass + FORM] having the form or appearance of glass …   English World dictionary

  • vitriform — /vi treuh fawrm /, adj. having the form or appearance of glass. [1790 1800; VITRI + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • vitriform — [ vɪtrɪfɔ:m] adjective having the form or appearance of glass …   English new terms dictionary

  • vitriform — a. Hyaloid, transparent, like glass …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vitriform — vit·ri·form …   English syllables

  • vitriform — /ˈvɪtrəfɔm/ (say vitruhfawm) adjective having the form or appearance of glass. {vitri + form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vitriform — adj. having the form or appearance of glass …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitreous, vitriform —    The first describes something made or having the quality of glass. The second means to have the appearance of glass …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • vitreous —  , vitriform  The first describes something made of or having the quality of glass. The second means to have the appearance of glass …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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