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frit

(frit),
1. The material from which the glaze for artificial teeth is made.
2. A powdered pigment material used in coloring the porcelain of artificial teeth.
[Fr. frit, fried]

frit

(frit) imperfectly fused material used as a basis for making glass and in the formation of porcelain teeth.

frit

[frit, frē]
Etymology: Fr, fried
a partially or wholly fused porcelain that is cracked by plunging into water while hot. It is used to make dental porcelain powders.

frit

(frit)
A substance used in making dental porcelain powders. It is produced by plunging hot, partially or fully fused porcelain into water; as the material cracks and fractures, the procelain is reduced to powder.
[Fr. frit, fried]

frit

(frit)
1. Material from which glaze for artificial teeth is made.
2. A powdered pigment material used in coloring the porcelain of artificial teeth.
[Fr. frit, fried]
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