how to pronounce vitreous

/ˈvɪtɹiːəs/

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vitreous is pronounced in three syllables

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vɪtɹəs

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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

adjective:

  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.

noun:

  1. The vitreous humor.

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