Glassy vs Vitrescent - What's the difference?

glassy | vitrescent |


As adjectives the difference between glassy and vitrescent

is that glassy is of or like glass, in particular smooth and (somewhat) reflective while vitrescent is that can become glassy.

As a noun glassy

is (ulster) glass marble.

glassy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Of or like glass, in particular smooth and (somewhat) reflective.
  • Dull, expressionless
  • ''Glassy eyes suggest a broken spirit
  • (surfing, of water, not comparable) Lacking any chop; smooth and mostly flat.
  • Derived terms

    * glassily * glassiness

    Noun

    (glassies)
  • (Ulster) glass marble
  • Alternative forms

    * glasser

    vitrescent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That can become glassy.
  • Characteristic of glass; vitreous.