|1.||[ adjective ] relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass|
"vitreous rocks" "vitreous silica"
|2.||[ adjective ] of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye|
"the vitreous chamber"
|3.||[ adjective ] (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it|
"glazed pottery" "glassy porcelain" "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures"
|Related terms:||ceramics glazed|