[ suh-lis-uh-fahy ]
/ səˈlɪs əˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with or without object), si·lic·i·fied, si·lic·i·fy·ing.
to convert or be converted into silica.
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OTHER WORDS FROM silicifysi·lic·i·fi·ca·tion, nounun·si·lic·i·fied, adjective
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This material, as is well known, is very liable to disintegrate, and the remedy is to silicify it.
British Dictionary definitions for silicify
/ (sɪˈlɪsɪˌfaɪ) /
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to convert or be converted into silicasilicified wood
Derived forms of silicifysilicification, noun
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