Granitification Gra*nit`i*fi*ca"tion, n. [Granite + L. -ficare (in comp.) to make. See {-fy}.] The act or the process of forming into granite. --Humble. [1913 Webster]

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  • granitification — granitificāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑granite * * * granitification (grænɪtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) [f. granite + ification.] The action of forming, or the process of being formed, into granite. in W. Humble Dict. Geol. & Min …   Useful english dictionary

  • granitization — /gran i teuh zay sheuhn/, n. a hypothetical process of forming granite. Also called granitification /gran i teuh fi kay sheuhn/. [1890 95; GRANITIZE + ATION] * * * ▪ geology       formation of granite or closely related rocks by metamorphic… …   Universalium

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