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synonyms for fossilization

  • calcification
  • coagulation
  • concretion
  • crystallization
  • freezing
  • ossification
  • petrification
  • setting
  • solidifying
  • stiffening
  • casehardening
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How to use fossilization in a sentence

Its skeleton was made of difficult-to-fossilize cartilage, so what scientists do know mostly comes from fossilized teeth.
NEWBORN MEGALODON SHARKS WERE LARGER THAN MOST ADULT HUMANSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As kids, my sister and I memorized those tapes, the McDonald’s commercials fossilized in our minds.
THE MCDONALD’S COMMERCIALS THAT LIVE IN OUR MINDS, RENT FREEMM CARRIGANDECEMBER 18, 2020EATER
Minerals such as calcite make such shells hard and help them to fossilize.
EARLY DINOSAURS MAY HAVE LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Till men began to wonder at the stratification of rocks, and the fossilization of shells, there was no science of Geology.
WESTMINSTER SERMONSCHARLES KINGSLEY
A very common kind of fossilization is the preservation of only the hard parts of organisms.
GEOLOGYWILLIAM J. MILLER
Such hard parts or shells were commonly favorable for fossilization.
GEOLOGYWILLIAM J. MILLER
This assists fossilization to some degree, and fossil Charas are not uncommon.
ANCIENT PLANTSMARIE C. STOPES
To evoking the instincts of bygone ages, which have not been preserved by fossilization?
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
Here the sporangia are irregular in shape, owing to their contraction after ripeness and during fossilization.
ANCIENT PLANTSMARIE C. STOPES
Glimpses there were of the handy, affectionate, sympathizing woman, emerging from fossilization.
IDOLATRYJULIAN HAWTHORNE
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WORDS RELATED TO FOSSILIZATION

  • calcification
  • casehardening
  • coagulation
  • concretion
  • crystallization
  • fossilization
  • freezing
  • ossification
  • petrification
  • setting
  • solidifying
  • stiffening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.