Vitreous body(Anat.), the vitreous humor. See the Note under Eye.Vitreous electricity(Elec.), the kind of electricity excited by rubbing glass with certain substances, as silk; positive electricity; — opposed to resinous, or negative, electricity.Vitreous humor. (Anat.) See the Note under Eye.Vitreous sponge(Zoöl.), any one of numerous species of siliceous sponges having, often fibrous, glassy spicules which are normally six-rayed; a hexactinellid sponge. See Venus's basket, under Venus.

(Vit"re*ous*ness), n. The quality or state of being vitreous.

(Vi*tres"cence) n. The quality or state of being vitreous; glassiness, or the quality of being vitrescent; capability of conversion into glass; susceptibility of being formed into glass. Kirwan.

(Vi*tres"cent) a. [See Vitreous.] Capable of being formed into glass; tending to become glass.

(Vi*tres"ci*ble) a. [Cf. F. vitrescible.] That may be vitrified; vitrifiable.

(Vit"ric) a. [L. vitrum glass.] Having the nature and qualities of glass; glasslike; — distinguished from ceramic.

(Vit`ri*fac"tion) n. [Cf. Vitrification.] The act, art, or process of vitrifying; also, the state of being vitrified.

(Vit`ri*fac"ture) n. [L. vitrum glass + facere, factum, to make.] The manufacture of glass and glassware.

(Vit"ri*fi`a*ble) a. [Cf. F. vitrifiable.] Capable of being vitrified, or converted into glass by heat and fusion; as, flint and alkalies are vitrifiable.

(Vi*trif"i*ca*ble) a. Vitrifiable. [Obs.]

(Vit"ri*fi*cate) v. t. To convert into glass; to vitrify. [Obs.] Bacon.

2. Of or pertaining to glass; derived from glass; as, vitreous electricity.

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