from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Leading a concealed life: in zoology, applied to those animals which habitually seek concealment and pass the greater part of their lives beneath logs, stones, etc.
  • Having the organic evidences concealed: in petrography, applied to limestones whose organic origin cannot be recognized by the unaided eye, as lithographic limestone.


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  • As for British stuff, Doubleday in the 1960s was publishing a whole bunch of disaster novels with the world or the universe ending downer ending books, by British writer, including Ballard, and I can't remember who else The Drowning World, The Crystal World, Cryptozoic, etc.

    Making Light: Scholarly works to avoid citing at all costs

  • If I remember rightly, Brian Aldiss's Cryptozoic was based on the premise that you could use psychedelic drugs to go back in time.

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  • The Proterozoic, Archean and Hadean are often collectively referred to as Precambrian Time, and sometimes also as the Cryptozoic.

    Table of geologic time - The Panda's Thumb

  • The panel also spent ample time hyping up new releases in the WOW collectible trading card game, which will now be developed by Cryptozoic, a new company that was formed specifically for WOW's CCG.

    GameSpot's News, Screenshots, Movies, Reviews, Previews, Downloads, and Features

  • These included DC Direct design director Jim Fletcher (action figures), Cryptozoic president and chief creative officer Cory Jones (collectible card games),

    GameSpot's News, Screenshots, Movies, Reviews, Previews, Downloads, and Features

  • Of course, beyond the BlizzCon thing, there's plenty of other news to speak of, especially with Cryptozoic.

  • "We're proud of the quality and accessible gameplay that the World of Warcraft TCG has offered to date, and we're confident that Cryptozoic is the best team to help us continue that tradition."

    World of war

  • Cryptozoic promises ongoing updates on everything from organized play to product releases as well as a regular dose of strategy articles and spoilers as they get closer to their initial product launch.

    World of war

  • Cryptozoic will continue to expand the World of Warcraft TCG for years to come.

    World of war

  • The Cryptozoic staff consists of players who are dedicated to producing the highest quality product and organized play experience possible.

    World of war


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