Frit

[f_ɹ_ˈɪ_t], [fɹˈɪt], [fɹˈɪt]

Definitions of Frit:

  1.   To prepare by heat ( the materials for making glass); to fuse partially.
  2.   The material of which glass is made after it has been calcined, or baked in a furnace, but before fusion.
  3.   The material for glaze of pottery.
  4.   To fritter; - with away.
  5.   To expose to a dull red heat for the purpose of expelling moisture and carbonic acid, as materials for making glass: to fuse partially.
  6.   To expose to dull red heat for the purpose of expelling moisture, & c, from materials for glass.
  7.   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.
  8.   In the manufacture of glass, the matter of which glass is made after it has been calcined or baked in a furnace. It consists of silex and metallic alkali, occasionally with other ingredients.
  9.   An insect destructive to barley.

Usage examples for Frit:

  1. Guess I don't think I did, fur the ship rolled as I fired, an' the bullet must hev gone over his woolly head, an' he let go from sheer frit – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  2. Hazel felt that they were none of them any good; they none of them knew what it was like to be frit – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  3. Don't ye kinder think ye frit me, bo! ” – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  4. “ Wer ye ez frit ez I wer jest now? ” – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  5. Only Mr. Reddin came and frit the birds and made the water muddy. ” – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  6. Pore mother was frit to death o' he. ” – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  7. John was that frit sir, John 'ad a fit, sir- Went a'most mad, sir. ” – Mr-Punch-s-After-Dinner-Stories by Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir

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