glassy vs vitrified what difference

what is difference between glassy and vitrified

English

Etymology

From Middle English glasy, equivalent to glass +‎ -y. Compare Saterland Frisian glääsich (glassy), Dutch glazig (glassy), German Low German glasig (glassy), German glasig (glassy).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡlɑːsi/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːsi
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɡlæsi/
  • Rhymes: -æsi

Adjective

glassy (comparative glassier, superlative glassiest)

  1. Of or like glass, especially in being smooth and somewhat reflective.
  2. Including a lot of glass.
  3. Dull; expressionless.
    the glassy eyes of a person in a trance
  4. (surfing, of water, not comparable) Lacking any chop; smooth and mostly flat.

Derived terms

  • glassily
  • glassiness

Translations

Noun

glassy (plural glassies)

  1. (Ulster) Glass marble.

Alternative forms

  • glasser


English

Verb

vitrified

  1. simple past tense and past participle of vitrify

Adjective

vitrified (comparative more vitrified, superlative most vitrified)

  1. Converted into glass

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