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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vit·re·ous /ˈvɪtriəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 vit·re·ous /ˈvɪtrɪəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vit·re·ous a.
 1. Consisting of, or resembling, glass; glassy; as, vitreous rocks.
 2. Of or pertaining to glass; derived from glass; as, vitreous electricity.
 Vitreous body Anat., the vitreous humor.  See the Note under Eye.
 Vitreous electricity Elec., the kind of electricity excited by rubbing glass with certain substances, as silk; positive electricity; -- opposed to resinous, or negative, electricity.
 Vitreous humor. Anat. See the Note under Eye.
 Vitreous sponge Zool., any one of numerous species of siliceous sponges having, often fibrous, glassy spicules which are normally six-rayed; a hexactinellid sponge.  See Venus's basket, under Venus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the
             eye; "the vitreous chamber"
      2: relating to or resembling or derived from or containing
         glass; "vitreous rocks"; "vitreous silica"
      3: (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" [syn: glassy, vitrified]