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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frit  \Frit\,  n.  [F.  fritte,  fr  frit  fried,  p.  p.  of  frire  to 
  fry.  See  {Far},  v.  t.] 
  1.  (Glass  Making)  The  material  of  which  glass  is  made  after 
  having  been  calcined  or  partly  fused  in  a  furnace,  but 
  before  vitrification.  It  is  a  composition  of  silex  and 
  alkali,  occasionally  with  other  ingredients.  --Ure. 
 
  2.  (Ceramics)  The  material  for  glaze  of  pottery. 
 
  {Frit  brick},  a  lump  of  calcined  glass  materials,  brought  to 
  a  pasty  condition  in  a  reverberatory  furnace,  preliminary 
  to  the  perfect  vitrification  in  the  melting  pot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frit  \Frit\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fritted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Fritting}.] 
  To  prepare  by  heat  (the  materials  for  making  glass);  to  fuse 
  partially.  --Ure. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frit  \Frit\,  v.  t. 
  To  fritter;  --  with  away  [R.]  --Ld.  Lytton. 




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