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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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On Andrassy street, where it adjoins the old bank, panels of the glass facade are screen-printed with an intricate fritting pattern.
Protection against solar radiation is given by fritting the glazing above normal lines of view on the south side, and by local shading.
But Andreu's specification for the fritting has unusual elegance: 80 per cent of solar radiance is cut out by the topmost glass panels and only 20 per cent by those at the edges, so during the day there is an inverted (but sensually appropriate) sense of zenith and horizon.