vitreous

Feb. 21st, 2011 06:40 pm
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vit·re·ous 


[vi-tree-uhs]

–adjective
1. of the nature of or resembling glass, as in transparency, brittleness, hardness, glossiness, etc.: vitreous china
2. of or pertaining to glass
3. obtained from or containing glass

velutinous

Feb. 12th, 2011 05:22 pm
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ve·lu·ti·nous   


[vuh-loot-n-uhs]

–adjective
having a soft, velvety surface, as certain plants

marmoreal

Feb. 5th, 2011 06:26 pm
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mar·mo·re·al   


[mahr-mawr-ee-uhl, -mohr-]

–adjective
of or like marble: skin of marmoreal smoothness.

faille

Jan. 23rd, 2011 11:28 pm
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faille

   
[fahyl, feyl; Fr. fa-yuh]

–noun
a soft, transversely ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, or lightweight taffeta.

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