how to pronounce vitreous


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vitreous is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of vitreous in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… if this doesn't burn vitreous humor into …”

meanings of vitreous


  1. Of or relating to the vitreous humor of the eye.
  2. Of a semi-crystalline substance where the atoms exhibit short-range order, but without the long-range order of a crystal.
  3. Having a shiny nonporous surface.
  4. Positive (of electric charge).
  5. Of or resembling glass; glassy.


  1. The vitreous humor.

vitreous frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vitreous occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics vitreous can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that vitreous can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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