Definition of vitriform in English:


Line breaks: vit¦ri|form
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪtrɪfɔːm


Having the form or appearance of glass: you will obtain a vitriform matter, the colour of liver
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  • A vitriform, entirely synthetic material characterized by its low specific weight and impact resistance.
  • Methods for obtaining vitriform transformation from such metastable phase include mechanical pulverization, polishing, energy scanning, cold forming and quenching through thermal treatment.
  • Conversely, certain clever fraudsters imitate in the furnace the rarer forms of minerals, such as rough red silver, both vitriform and capillary, in order to deceive the curious.

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