Definition of Lithify

1. Verb. To turn sediment into solid rock ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lithify

1. to petrify [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES] - See also: petrify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithify

lithia water
lithian
lithias
lithiases
lithiasis
lithiate
lithiated
lithiates
lithiation
lithic
lithic acid
lithification
lithifications
lithified
lithifies
lithify (current term)
lithifying
lithing
lithiomarsturite
lithiophilite
lithiophilites
lithiophorite
lithiophosphate
lithiotantite
lithiowodginite
lithite
lithites
lithium
lithium-6
lithium-7

Literary usage of Lithify

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1. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"This is something of a misconception, because shales at depth can become brittle as they lithify, and so produce zones of fracturing that can increase ..."

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