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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: petrifaction(0.01036 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to petrifaction.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the process of turning some plant material into stone by
infiltration with water carrying mineral particles
without changing the original shape [syn: petrification]
2: a rock created by petrifaction; an organic object
infiltrated with mineral matter and preserved in its
English → English (gcide)
Petrifaction \Pet`ri*fac"tion\, n. [See Petrify.]
1. The process of petrifying, or changing into stone;
conversion of any organic matter (animal or vegetable)
into stone, or a substance of stony hardness.
2. The state or condition of being petrified.
3. That which is petrified; popularly, a body incrusted with
stony matter; an incrustation.
4. Fig.: Hardness; callousness; obduracy. “Petrifaction of
the soul.” --Cudworth.