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devitrify

de·vit·ri·fy

devitrify

 
pronunciation:
di vI trih faI
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: devitrified, devitrifies, devitrifying
definition 1: to remove or destroy, wholly or in part, the glassy character or qualities of.
definition 2: to treat (glass or the like) so as to make opaque, brittle, and crystalline.
derivation: devitrification (n.)