/frit/ , n. , v. , fritted, fritting .
a. a fused or partially fused material used as a basis for glazes or enamels.
b. the composition from which artificial soft porcelain is made.
2. fused or calcined material prepared as part of the batch in glassmaking.
3. to fuse (materials) in making frit.
Also, fritt .
[ 1655-65; fritta, fem. ptp. of friggere to fry frigere to roast ]