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Fossilisation

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Noun

1. fossilisation, fossilization

the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone

2. fossilisation, fossilization

becoming inflexible or out of date

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Fossilisation

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verb
1. 
to convert or be converted into a fossil
2. 
to become or cause to become antiquated or inflexible

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Fossilisation

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈfossilˌized or ˈfossilˌizing
1. 
to change into a fossil or fossils; petrify
2. 
to make out of date, rigid, or incapable of change
verb intransitive
3. 
to become fossilized

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