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Fossilisation

ˌfɒs.ɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Fossilisation:

noun

The process of becoming a fossil (= something preserved in rock for a very long period)

Usage examples:

In the fossilization process, minerals replace the constituents of bones, turning them to stone., a…

Meanings of Fossilise:

verb

Preserve (an animal or plant) so that it becomes a fossil.

Usage examples:

The hard parts of the body are readily fossilized

Fossilised

ˈfɒs.ɪ.laɪzd

Meanings of Fossilised:

verb

Preserve (an animal or plant) so that it becomes a fossil.

Usage examples:

The hard parts of the body are readily fossilized
adjective

Preserved to become a fossil.

Usage examples:

A fossilized bone

Fossilising

ˈfɒs.ɪ.laɪz

Meanings of Fossilising:

verb

Preserve (an animal or plant) so that it becomes a fossil.

Usage examples:

The hard parts of the body are readily fossilized

Meanings of Fossilism:

noun

The state or condition of being a fossil; especially resistance to new ideas, methods, etc.; out-of-dateness, stagnation.

Meanings of Fossilist:

noun

An expert on or collector of fossils, a palaeontologist.

Meanings of Fossilizable:

adjective

Of an organism or part of an organism: able to be fossilized.

Fossilization

ˌfɒs.ɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Fossilization:

noun

The process of becoming a fossil (= something preserved in rock for a very long period)

Usage examples:

In the fossilization process, minerals replace the constituents of bones, turning them to stone., a…

Fossilize

ˈfɒs.ɪ.laɪz

Meanings of Fossilize:

verb

Preserve (an animal or plant) so that it becomes a fossil.

Usage examples:

The hard parts of the body are readily fossilized

Fossilized

ˈfɒs.ɪ.laɪzd

Meanings of Fossilized:

adjective

Preserved to become a fossil.

Usage examples:

A fossilized bone
verb

Preserve (an animal or plant) so that it becomes a fossil.

Usage examples:

The hard parts of the body are readily fossilized

Meanings of Fossilizes:

verb

Preserve (an animal or plant) so that it becomes a fossil.

Usage examples:

The hard parts of the body are readily fossilized

Fossilizing

ˈfɒs.ɪ.laɪz

Meanings of Fossilizing:

verb

Preserve (an animal or plant) so that it becomes a fossil.

Usage examples:

The hard parts of the body are readily fossilized

Meanings of Fossilogy:

noun

The branch of science concerned with fossils; palaeontology.

Meanings of Fossilologist:

noun

An expert on fossils, a palaeontologist.

Meanings of Fossilology:

noun

The study or science of fossils; palaeontology.

Meanings of Fossils:

noun

The remains or impression of a prehistoric plant or animal embedded in rock and preserved in petrified form.

Usage examples:

Sites rich in fossils

Meanings of Fossor:

noun

In the early christian church: a person in charge of burials; a gravedigger.

Fossorial

fɒˈsɔːrɪəl

Meanings of Fossorial:

adjective

(of an animal) burrowing.

Usage examples:

The only australian fossorial mammal is the marsupial mole, notoryctes typhlops (order notoryctimor…

Meanings of Fossors:

noun

In the early christian church: a person in charge of burials; a gravedigger.

Meanings of Fossula:

noun

A small depression or cavity, especially on the surface of a structure; a small fossa.

Meanings of Fossulate:

adjective

Having, or consisting of, one or more fossulae.

Meanings of Fossule:

noun

A fossula.

Meanings of Foster:

verb

Encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable).

Usage examples:

The teacher's task is to foster learning
combining form

Denoting someone that has a specified family connection through fostering.

Usage examples:

Foster-parent

Fostered

ˈfɒstə

Meanings of Fostered:

verb

Encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable).

Usage examples:

The teacher's task is to foster learning

Fostering

ˈfɒs.tər

Meanings of Fostering:

verb

Encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable).

Usage examples:

The teacher's task is to foster learning

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