fossil fossil  /ˈfɑ səl/


  1. (n) someone whose style is out of fashion
  2. (n) 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
  3. (adj) characteristic of a fossil


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  1. The discovery of a mini dinosaur fossil shows Tyrannosaurus rex started out small but still pretty ferocious.
  2. Alfred's fossil hunting began when he was only 13, when he hiked to the abandoned Granton quarry in North Bergen, a mile from his home.
  3. A remarkable fossil find has scientists excited but the publicity surrounding it is giving them heartburn.


  1. Don't Fret About Fossil, Carter's

    Retail stocks like Fifth & Pacific, Carters and Fossil will return stronger after the selloff says BB&T Capital Markets analyst Scott Krasik        
    on June 21, 2013     Source:

  2. Fossil trail gives hunters a path to history

    Fossil lover Bev Sandlin, of Spring Valley, has set up a fossil display at the Southeast Minnesota Historic Bluff Country Regional Tourism Center in Rushford that is part of a new "Fossil Trail" at pa
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

  3. Fossil Discovery Center to hold annual fundraiser

    Author(s):  Elsa Mejia Most of the tickets for an annual fundraiser to help keep the Fossil Discovery Center’s activities going have been sold. The Mammoth Barbecue, which will feature no host cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, a silent auction and a mock dig, is set to take place on June 22 in the Fossil Discovery Center, 19450 Avenue 21 1/2 in Chowchilla. The event is organized by the San ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Madera Tribune

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  1. "Americans know what's at stake by continuing our dependence on fossil fuels," Obama said in a statement. "But the challenges we face -- underscored by the immense tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico -- are reason to redouble our efforts to reform...
    on May 13, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post (blog)

  2. "This is an investment that will pay itself back many times over," Gore told the AP. "It's an expensive investment but not compared to the rising cost of continuing to invest in fossil fuels."
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Al Gore Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "The goal is to take to the air with no fuel. The goal is to show that we can be much more independent from fossil energy than people usually think," Piccard said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bertrand Piccard Source: The Province

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