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1. of, relating to, or resembling glass
2. made of, derived from, or containing glass
3. of or relating to the vitreous humour or vitreous body
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Descriptive of that degree of vitrification evidenced by low water absorption; generally signifies less than 0.3% absorption (except for floor and wall tile and low-voltage electrical porcelain, for which it signifies less than 3.0% absorption).
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