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synonyms for vitreous

  • clear
  • glasslike
  • hyaline
  • hyaloid
  • translucent
  • transparent
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How to use vitreous in a sentence

They are transparent to translucent, with a vitreous lustre, and are of an emerald-green to blackish-green colour.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
They spoke authoritatively about infusions into the vitreous humor and subsequent absorption.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
This he dropped into some molten lead, but it was nearly all exhaled in smoke, and the residue was simply of a vitreous character.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
And now another suggestion, based on the fact that slag is vitreous, is put forth, namely to convert it into glass.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ART, NO. 696VARIOUS
It forms the processus falciformis, and from it is derived the vitreous humour.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Perhaps the mode of formation of the vitreous humour in Mammalia may be correlated with the early closing of the choroid slit.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
This process is formed much earlier than the vitreous humour, which is first seen in stage O.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Lieberkhn states that in Birds the vitreous humour is formed in a similar fashion.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Common hornblende occurs crystallised or massive, and is dark green or black, with a vitreous lustre.
GEOLOGYJAMES GEIKIE
It increased, her face was in tone with the color that had so disturbed her, a vitreous blue too intense for realization.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
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WORDS RELATED TO VITREOUS

  • brittle
  • crisp
  • crispy
  • crumbly
  • delicate
  • flimsy
  • fracturable
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frangible
  • friable
  • shatterable
  • shattery
  • splintery
  • vitreous
  • weak
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