fossilization : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone
- n becoming inflexible or out of date
- Hollywood is in danger of fossilization.
- Gifford's views are those of a forthright "modernist" to whom orthodoxy is merely another word for fossilization.
- Bodies be come landscape, human anatomy wavers into that of animal or plant, and the structure of flesh undergoes a sort of fossilization.
News & Articles
- Fossil insect traces reveal ancient climate, entrapment, and fossilization at La Brea Tar Pits
The La Brea Tar Pits have stirred the imaginations of scientists and the public for over a century. But the amount of time it took for ancient animals to become buried in asphalt after enduring gruesome deaths has remained a mystery. Recent forensic investigations reveal new insights into fossilization and the prevailing climate at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits toward the end of the last Ice Age.
July 4, 2013 - Science Daily
- Hiroshi Sugimoto in International Herald Tribune
It's pre-photography, a fossilization of time,Sugimoto, 57, said of that fossil and others nearby, which he has begun collecting in the last couple of years, adding: "Americans have done the Zen garden to death. I wanted to do something...