Definition of Silicifies

1. silicify [v] - See also: silicify



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silicifies

silicenes
siliceous
silici-
silician
silicic
silicic acid
silicic acids
silicic anhydride
silicicalcareous
silicide
silicides
siliciferous
silicification
silicifications
silicified
silicifies (current term)
silicify
silicifying
silicioidea
silicious
silicisation
silicisponge
silicisponges
silicispongiae
silicium
siliciums
siliciureted
siliciuretted
silicization
silicizations

Literary usage of Silicifies

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1. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1883)
"The water silicifies, is tasteless, inodorous, slightly alkaline, with carbonate of lime and iron.—Newbold, Jour. Asiat. Soc., Bengal, XIII, 1313. ..."

2. The Techno-chemical Receipt Book: Containing Several Thousand Receipts by William Theodore Brannt, William Henry Wahl (1886)
"... silicate) soaked into the pores of the wood, which, so to speak, silicifies the wood and renders it capable of resisting ihe penetration of liquids. ..."

3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"452, 1893) Brongniart states in reference to the perforated wood: "En 1877 j'ai fait connaitre des bois fossiles silicifies, provenant du houiller d'Autun ..."

4. Henley's Twentieth Century Forrmulas, Recipes and Processes: Containing Ten by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1914)
"... absorbed by the pores of the wood, which, as it were, silicifies the wooden surfaces, rendering them resistive against the penetration of liquids. ..."

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