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Defenition of the word petrifaction

    • Defenition of the word petrifaction

      • A process by which organic material is converted into stone by impregnation with silica.
      • a rock created by petrifaction; an organic object infiltrated with mineral matter and preserved in its original form
      • the process of turning some plant material into stone by infiltration with water carrying mineral particles without changing the original shape

    Synonyms for the word petrifaction

      • petrification

    Hypernyms for the word petrifaction

      • fossilisation
      • fossilization
      • rock
      • stone

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