from The Century Dictionary.
- Not fossilized.
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- adjective Not
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Since the bone looked relatively unfossilized, researchers, using weak acid, dissolved the mineral from a piece of the dinosaur bone much the same way as the common science class exercise where chicken leg bones are soaked in vinegar for a week to make them rubbery.
RE: #256 – Anyone who has seen those unfossilized mollusk shells embedded in partially consolidated sediments way up on top of that ridge above Rincon Point knows that the sea level in California cannot be rising, at least relative to some tectonic reference point!
Shaykh Nur had been ordered to take rooms for me in a vast pile of madrepore — unfossilized coral, a recent formation, — once the palace of Mohammed bin Aun, and now converted into a Wakalah.
This child of three years old occupied all the unfossilized portion of Dr. Dolliver's heart.
Dinosaur bones have also been found that are unfossilized with soft tissues still present indicating recent burial. dragons may recount ancient sightings of dinosaurs.
The discovery of unfossilized dinosaur bones suggests dinosaurs died out recently.
This purposeful pattern of coerced concealment of the nonconforming DNA data from unfossilized dinosaur bones (labeled "an anomaly" on the chart) involves what courtroom lawyers and judges call "chilling" coercion and "spoliation of evidence" -- inducing the concealment (and eventual destruction) of embarrassing information in order to prevent one's opponent from using it at trial.
"We have books here bound in the hides of echidnes, krakens, and beasts so long extinct that those whose studies they are, are for the most part of the opinion that no trace of them survives unfossilized.