Definition of vitrine in English:

vitrine

Line breaks: vi|trine
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪtriːn
 
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noun

  • A glass display case.
    More example sentences
    • Their physicality seems further diminished by the glass vitrines within which they dangle, boxes that lend them a disturbingly contradictory sense of hapless menace.
    • Sutured serviceably but without refinement, these soft sculptures are presented, like anthropological specimens, in woodframed glass vitrines.
    • The museum exhibits are planned in a series of large free-standing glass vitrines placed along the path and sheltered by the undulating canopy.

Origin

French, from vitre 'glass pane'.

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