Definition of Fossilizing

1. Verb. (present participle of fossilize) ¹



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Definition of Fossilizing

1. fossilize [v] - See also: fossilize

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fossilizing

fossilisation
fossilise
fossilised
fossilises
fossilising
fossilism
fossilist
fossilists
fossility
fossilizable
fossilization
fossilizations
fossilize
fossilized
fossilizes
fossilizing
fossilogy
fossilology
fossils
fossor
fossores
fossoria
fossorial
fossorial foot
fossorial mammal
fossorious
fossors
fossula
fossula fenestrae cochleae
fossula fenestrae vestibuli

Literary usage of Fossilizing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Innocents Abroad; Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1884)
"... Accorded Them—Fossilizing—Away tor Naples 298 CHAPTER XXIX. Naples—In Quarantine at Last—Annunciation—Ascent of Mount Vesuvius —A Two-Cent Community—The ..."

2. Wisconsin Journal of Education by Wisconsin Teachers' Association, Wisconsin Education Association Council, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction (1882)
"If not growing, he is fossilizing. If fossilizing, he has lost his usefulness as a teacher. Mind is sharpened and brightened by friction with mind. ..."

3. Elementary Crystallography: Being Part One of General Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1910)
"The original organism may have been replaced, molecule by molecule, with the fossilizing substance, or it may have been dissolved from the rock in which it ..."

4. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1861)
"The fourth process is by partially fossilizing the wood—filling the pores with some inorganic matter, and leaving it in a mineral state in the pores of the ..."

5. Ohio Educational Monthly by Ohio Education Association (1882)
"If not growing, he is fossilizing. If fossilizing, he has lost his usefulness as a teacher. Mind is sharpened and brightened by friction with mind. ..."

6. A Sketch of the Geology of Fife and the Lothians, Including Detailed by Charles Maclaren (1839)
"In the coal formation, the fossilizing substance was generally siliceous. The perfect preservation of the organic structure, shows that the process had been ..."

7. The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal of Education by Ohio State Teachers Association (1882)
"If not growing, he is fossilizing. If fossilizing, he has lost his usefulness as a teacher. Mind is sharpened and brightened by friction with mind. ..."

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