Meaning of vitrification in English:


Pronunciation /ˌvɪtrɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/


See vitrify

‘Current methods involve many solvent extraction cycles and vitrification after nitric acid treatment and evaporation.’
  • ‘This is the earliest stage of the process known as vitrification.’
  • ‘In the case of high-level waste, the nuclear industry has pioneered the stabilization of the liquid streams through vitrification into borosilicate glass blocks.’
  • ‘Faience is a glass-like material, made by heating a paste consisting of sand or crushed quartz, an alkali such as plant ash, and a glaze, until vitrification occurs.’
  • ‘But some researchers have developed a preservation technique called vitrification, essentially glassifying cells.’