what is difference between glassy and vitrified
From Middle English glasy, equivalent to glass + -y. Compare Saterland Frisian glääsich (“glassy”), Dutch glazig (“glassy”), German Low German glasig (“glassy”), German glasig (“glassy”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /ɡlɑːsi/
- Rhymes: -ɑːsi
- (US) IPA(key): /ɡlæsi/
- Rhymes: -æsi
glassy (comparative glassier, superlative glassiest)
- Of or like glass, especially in being smooth and somewhat reflective.
- Including a lot of glass.
- Dull; expressionless.
- the glassy eyes of a person in a trance
- (surfing, of water, not comparable) Lacking any chop; smooth and mostly flat.
glassy (plural glassies)
- (Ulster) Glass marble.
- simple past tense and past participle of vitrify
vitrified (comparative more vitrified, superlative most vitrified)
- Converted into glass