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The toilet is made of a hard vitreous china.
  relating to or containing glass


medicine:  relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye (the clear gel that fills the cavity of the eye behind the lens)
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  • The toilet is made of a hard vitreous china.
  • It is a vitreous rock.
  • It was covered in blood and smears of liquid: brain matter and vitreous humor.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • That’s called vitreous fluid, I thought with clarity.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner

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  • He was soaking now with the sacred, vitreous oils from the lamps.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It is a vitreous greenish blue, as I remember it, like those patches of the winter sky seen through cloud vistas in the west before sundown.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • The grandfather trembled from head to foot as powerfully as ossified limbs can tremble, his eyes, whose corneae were yellow on account of his great age, were veiled in a sort of vitreous glitter, his whole face assumed in an instant the earthy angles of a skull, his arms fell pendent, as though a spring had broken, and CHAPTER XII.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • What about the vitreous body?
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Grace’s features are now in shadow, except for the vitreous gleam of her eyes.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • The curtains drawn, the grease spots on his vest glistened in vitreous tableau.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep

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  • Earth of the vitreous pour of the full moon just tinged with blue!
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Vitreous fluid.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • She has a sliver of glass in her vitreous fluid.
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