Definition of Lapidifying

1. Verb. (present participle of lapidify) ¹



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Definition of Lapidifying

1. lapidify [v] - See also: lapidify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lapidifying

lapidates
lapidating
lapidation
lapidations
lapidator
lapideous
lapides
lapidescence
lapidescences
lapidescent
lapidification
lapidifications
lapidified
lapidifies
lapidify
lapidifying (current term)
lapidist
lapidists
lapieite
lapilli
lapillus
lapin
lapinised
lapinization
lapins
lapis
lapis lazuli
lapises
lapje
lapjes

Literary usage of Lapidifying

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1. Permanence and Evolution: An Inquiry Into the Supposed Mutability of Animal by Sidney Edward Bouverie Bouverie-Pusey (1882)
"... would not have made their case much better by maintaining that the lapidifying juice or the like, were making shells at the ..."

2. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1908)
"... or some " lapidifying juice," than the fossil theories of geology, or of Voltaire who, rather than accept these fossil theories which seemed to favor ..."

3. On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God as Manifested in the Creation of by William Kirby (1835)
"... of-pearl of the shell ; they are produced by the extravasation of a lapidifying fluid, secreted in the organs of the animal and filtered by its glands. ..."

4. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... calcareous.f It is also clear that the lapidifying matter was not introduced laterally from the strata through which the fossil passes, as most of these ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1861)
"... in the ancient prevalence of that high temperature which the laboratory of nature and art shows to be the most capable of lapidifying stony materials. ..."

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