from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To convert into or impregnate with silica.
  • intransitive v. To become converted into or impregnated with silica.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to impregnate something with silica
  • v. to be impregnated with, or converted into silica

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To become converted into silica, or to be impregnated with silica.
  • transitive v. To convert into, or to impregnate with, silica, or with the compounds of silicon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To convert into silica, as organic matter of any kind, especially wood.
  • To become silica; be impregnated with silica.


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