Definition of Devitrifies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of devitrify) ¹



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Definition of Devitrifies

1. devitrify [v] - See also: devitrify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devitrifies

devitalisation
devitalise
devitalised
devitalised tooth
devitalization
devitalize
devitalized
devitalizes
devitalizing
devitation
devitations
devitellinized
devitrification
devitrifications
devitrified
devitrifies (current term)
devitrify
devitrifying
devive
devived
devives
deviving
devize
devkit
devkits
devling
devlings
devocalize
devocalized
devocalizes

Literary usage of Devitrifies

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1. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1847)
"... the latter alkali is apt to make a glass which devitrifies and becomes opalescent, by long exposure to heat in the annealing process. ..."

2. Chemistry in the Service of Man by Alexander Findlay (1916)
"... the glassy quartz passes into the crystalline form, it " devitrifies," and can then no longer withstand, as before, sudden changes of temperature. ..."

3. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition by Edward Henry Knight (1880)
"Bottle and window glass devitrifies easily, and unless the contents of the pots are rapidly worked ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1908)
"When glass is cooled at the usual relatively rapid rate, it remains apparently a single solid solution; when it is cooled slowly enough it devitrifies, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"Gullet and other waste glass is powdered, pressed into a mould and maintained at a red heat until it devitrifies. Tempering. Attempts have been made to ..."

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