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[()·せき()]
kaseki
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 化石

noun, suru verb
  1. fossil; petrifaction; fossilization; fossilisation

Definition and Synonyms for 化石

Petrify cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned
Synonyms: 化石, 石化
Fossilisation becoming inflexible or out of date
Synonyms: 化石
Fossilize become mentally inflexible
Synonyms: 化石
Rigidify make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
Synonyms: 化石, 骨化
Lapidify change into stone
Synonyms: 化石, 石化
Fossilize convert to a fossil
Synonyms: 化石, 石化
Fossil the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
Synonyms: 化石

Meanings for each kanji in 化石

change; take the form of; influence; enchant; delude; -ization Kanji Details »
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Categories 化石 is a member of

Convert change the nature, purpose, or function of something
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Deaden make less lively, intense, or vigorous
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Passage the act of passing from one state or place to the next
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Age grow old or older
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Stiffen make stiff or stiffer
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Fossilize convert to a fossil
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Remains any object that is left unused or still extant
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 化石

Sample Sentences for 化石

He is a living fossil!
What I have in my hand is a fossil seashell.
A unique fossil of a tropical plant was found recently.

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