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Reference —  Vitreous
Pertaining to or having the nature of glass. In ceramics, a vitreous glaze or clay body has been fired to a dense, hard, and nonabsorbent condition. High-fire glazes vitrify and combine with the glassy particles that form in the high-fire clay body as it approaches vitrification. This results in a glaze that is united with the clay body as compared to a low-fire glaze that merely coats the surface of the fired clay.

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