Vitrification

The incorporation of high-level wastes into borosilicate glass, to make up about 14% of it by mass. It is designed to immobilise radionuclides in an insoluble matrix ready for disposal.

Vitrification

Vitrification (from Latin vitreum, `glass` via French vitrifier) is the transformation of a substance into a glass. Usually, it is achieved by rapidly cooling a liquid through the glass transition. Certain chemical reactions also result in glasses. An important application is the vitrification of an antifreeze-like liquid in cryopreservation. Vi.....
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Vitrification

• (n.) Same as Vitrifaction.
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vitrification

(from the article `traditional ceramics`) The ultimate purpose of firing is to achieve some measure of bonding of the particles (for strength) and consolidation or reduction in porosity ...
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vitrification

noun the process of becoming vitreous
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Vitrification

Vit`ri·fi·ca'tion noun [ See Vitrify .] Same as Vitrifaction . Sir T. Browne. Ure.
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vitrification

Conversion of dental porcelain (frit) to a glassy substance by heat and fusion. ... Origin: L. Vitrium, glassy, + facio, to make ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Vitrification

Indicates the degree of porosity to water of a piece of bathroom sanitaryware.
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vitrification

The condition resulting when kiln temperatures are sufficient to fuse grains and close pores of a clay product, making the mass impervious.
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Vitrification

The condition resulting when kiln temperatures are so high as to fuse grains and close pores of a clay product, making the mass impervious.
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Vitrification

The incorporation of high level waste into borosilicate glass blocks, to make up about 14% of the product by mass. It is designed to immobilise radionuclides in an insoluble matrix for disposal.
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Vitrification

The incorporation of high-level wastes into borosilicate glass, to make up about 14% of it by mass. It is designed to immobilise radionuclides in an insoluble matrix ready for disposal
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Vitrification

The incorporation of high-level wastes into borosilicate glass, to make up about 14% of the product by mass.
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Vitrification

The incorporation of high-level wastes into borosilicate glass, to make up about 14% of it by mass. It is designed to immobilise radionuclides in an insoluble matrix ready for disposal.
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vitrification

Type: Term Pronunciation: vit′ri-fi-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Conversion of dental porcelain (frit) to a glassy substance by heat and fusion.
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vitrification

vitrification 1. The process of converting materials into glass or a glass-like amorphous solid which does not have any crystalline structure. 2. In pottery, the point at which a pot loses its porosity during a firing. 3. The progressive fusion of a material during the firing process; as it proceeds, glassy bonding increases and the porosity of t...
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vitrification

[n] - a vitrified substance 2. [n] - the process of becoming vitreous
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