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A descriptive term for a material that have glassy characteristics. Vitreous materials may be transparent, hard, brittle, amorphous, glossy and isotropic. Many metallic oxides (silicon, boron, germanium, arsenic, phosphorus, etc.) have the ability to form a glassy substance.

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