silicify

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

silica +‎ -ify

Verb[edit]

silicify (third-person singular simple present silicifies, present participle silicifying, simple past and past participle silicified)

  1. (transitive) to impregnate something with silica.
  2. (intransitive) to be impregnated with, or converted into silica.