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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: fossilize(0.01127 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to fossilize.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: convert to a fossil; “The little animals fossilized and are
now embedded in the limestone” [syn: fossilise]
2: become mentally inflexible [syn: fossilise]
English → English (gcide)
Fossilize \Fos"sil*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fossilized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Fossilizing.] [Cf. F. fossiliser.]
1. To convert into a fossil; to petrify; as, to fossilize
bones or wood.
2. To cause to become antiquated, rigid, or fixed, as by
fossilization; to mummify; to deaden.
Ten layers of birthdays on a woman's head
Are apt to fossilize her girlish mirth. --Mrs.
Fossilize \Fos"sil*ize\, v. i.
1. To become fossil.
2. To become antiquated, rigid, or fixed, beyond the
influence of change or progress.