Lapidific
Lapidific Lap`i*dif"ic, Lapidifical Lap`i*dif"ic*al, a. [L. lapis, -idis, stone + facere to make: cf. F. lapidifique.] Forming or converting into stone. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lapidifical — Lapidific Lap i*dif ic, Lapidifical Lap i*dif ic*al, a. [L. lapis, idis, stone + facere to make: cf. F. lapidifique.] Forming or converting into stone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lapidify — lapidific /lap i dif ik/, lapidifical, adj. lapidification, n. /leuh pid euh fuy /, v.t., v.i., lapidified, lapidifying. Archaic. to turn into stone. [1650 60; ML lapidi(fication) petrifaction (see LAPIDARY, I , FICATION) + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lapidified — Lapidify La*pid i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lapidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lapidifying}.] [Cf. f. lapidifier. See {Lapidific}, and { fy}.] To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lapidify — La*pid i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lapidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lapidifying}.] [Cf. f. lapidifier. See {Lapidific}, and { fy}.] To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lapidifying — Lapidify La*pid i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lapidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lapidifying}.] [Cf. f. lapidifier. See {Lapidific}, and { fy}.] To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concrete — adj 1. particular, specific, single, singular, certain, special, unique, sole, peculiar, individual, individualized; separate, isolated, distinct, discrete; exact, precise, direct, strict, minute; explicit, definite, express; plain, evident,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • indurate — v 1. harden, make hard, strengthen, stiffen, starch, thicken; temper, steel, toughen, vulcanize; ossify, petrify, fossilize, Archaic. lapidify; calcify, vitrify, crystallize. 2. inure, accustom, condition, season, set; habituate, caseharden,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • petrified — adj 1. ossified, osseous, fossilized, turned to stone, Both Archaic. lapidified, lapidific; mineralized, horny, corneous, bony, sclerotic; calcified, vitrified, vitreous, crystallized, crystalline; indurate, indurated, hard, hardened, hard as a… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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