Definition of Petrifiers

1. Noun. (plural of petrifier) ¹



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Definition of Petrifiers

1. petrifier [n] - See also: petrifier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petrifiers

petrescent
petrichloral
petrichor
petricolous
petrifact
petrifaction
petrifactions
petrifactive
petrific
petrificate
petrificated
petrification
petrifications
petrified
petrifier
petrifiers (current term)
petrifies
petrify
petrifying
petrissage
petrissages
petro-
petro-dictator
petro-dictators
petro-dictatorship
petro-occipital
petro-occipital fissure
petro-occipital joint
petroccipital
petrochemical

Literary usage of Petrifiers

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1. Elements of Geology: Intended for the Use of Students by Samuel St. John (1855)
"The most common petrifiers, are carbonate of lime, oxide carbonate or sulphate of iron, and silica. A fossil petrified in limestone, however, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1851)
"It argued all the better tor that happiness which is our being's end and aim, that, in condescending to play the lover, he put those unbecoming petrifiers ..."

3. A Compend of Geology by Joseph LeConte (1888)
"The most common petrifiers are silica and carbonate of lime. 3. Organic Form only preserved.—In many cases the structure is not preserved, but we find only ..."

4. Sayings, Wise and Otherwise by Frederick Swartwout Cozzens (1880)
"Talk is elastic ! but what shall be said of the petrifiers of the living words of our language ? What shall we say, ..."

5. The West Church, Boston: Commemorative Services on the Fiftieth Anniversary by Cyrus Augustus Bartol, Boston. West church (1887)
"These men were no petrifiers or petrifactions. They knew and honored with mutual commendation, and never jarred. They were each other's complements. ..."

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