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fossilization


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fossilization  \Fos`sil*i*za"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  fossilisation.] 
  The  process  of  converting,  or  of  being  converted,  into  a 
  fossil. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fossilization 
  n  1:  the  process  of  fossilizing  a  plant  or  animal  that  existed  in 
  some  earlier  age;  the  process  of  being  turned  to  stone 
  2:  becoming  inflexible  or  out  of  date 




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