1. The process or act of vitrifying or the state of being vitrified.
2. Something that is or has been vitrified.
Verb -fied; -fying
Transitive verb: to convert into glass or a glassy substance by heat and fusion.
Intransitive verb: to become vitrified.
Vitrifiable – adjective.
Vitrification – noun.
[Origin: Middle French vitrifier, from Latin vitrum glass.]
“This is in fact a DEEP SEVEN cadaver, and appears to have undergone some sort of postmortem vitrification process, or perhaps a hibernation from which it failed to emerge, approximately seven million years ago.” – The Jennifer Morgue, Charles Stross.