Definition of vitreousness in US English:



  • See vitreous

    • ‘Taking advantage of differences in vitreousness of corn grain could provide advantages in the future.’
    • ‘The vitreousness of grain was inherited intermediately, and positive heterosis was often observed.’
    • ‘However, kernel vitreousness and percent protein for most durum wheats tested were lower than the standard.’
    • ‘Shriveled seed with normal coloration and vitreousness may be docked for poor test weight at the elevator.’
    • ‘Grain quality is affected mainly by moisture content; soundness and vitreousness of the kernels; amount of foreign material; and presence of fungi, insects, and mites.’