Shiny vs Vitrinite - What's the difference?

shiny | vitrinite |


As nouns the difference between shiny and vitrinite

is that shiny is (informal) anything shiny; a trinket while vitrinite is one of the primary components of coals and most sedimentary kerogens, with a shiny appearance resembling glass.

As an adjective shiny

is reflecting light.

shiny

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Reflecting light.
  • * :
  • Bender: Bite my shiny metal ass!
  • Emitting light.
  • (colloquial) Excellent; remarkable.
  • (obsolete) Bright; luminous; clear; unclouded.
  • * (rfdate) (Dryden)
  • Like distant thunder on a shiny day.
  • * The Lincolnshire Poacher (traditional song)
  • When I was bound apprentice in famous Lincolnshire
    Full well I served my master for nigh on seven years
    Till I took up to poaching as you shall quickly hear
    Oh, 'tis my delight on a shiny night in the season of the year.

    Derived terms

    * shininess

    Noun

    (shinies)
  • (informal) Anything shiny; a trinket.
  • vitrinite

    English

    Noun

  • One of the primary components of coals and most sedimentary kerogens, with a shiny appearance resembling glass.
  • Hypernyms

    * maceral