Fossilization - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌfɒsəlaɪˈzeɪʃən|
Brit.  |ˌfɒsəlaɪˈzeɪʃən|

noun

- the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone (syn: fossilisation)
- becoming inflexible or out of date (syn: fossilisation)
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