Fritted vs Fretted - What's the difference?

fritted | fretted |


As verbs the difference between fritted and fretted

is that fritted is (frit) while fretted is (fret).

As an adjective fretted is

(music) (of a musical instrument ) having frets.

fritted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (frit)

  • frit

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) fritte, from .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A fused mixture of materials used to make glass
  • Verb

    (fritt)
  • To add to a glass or ceramic mixture
  • To prepare by heat (the materials for making glass); to fuse partially.
  • (Ure)

    See also

    * frit away

    Etymology 2

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (UK, dialect, Lincolnshire) frightened
  • * 1983 April 19, [http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Margaret_Thatcher]:
  • The right hon. Gentleman is afraid of an election is he? Oh, if I were going to cut and run I'd have gone after the Falklands. Afraid? Frightened? Frit ? Couldn't take it? Couldn't stand it?

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    fretted

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (fret)
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • (music) (of a musical instrument ) Having frets.
  • The dulcimer and sitar are fretted instruments.
  • decorated with fretwork