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- n. The the process of undergoing volcanic heat and being affected by it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of volcanizing, or the state of being volcanized; the process of undergoing volcanic heat, and being affected by it.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act, process, or result of volcanizing.
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Without this ancient process of volcanization plate tectonics would not have developed.
I could discover no sign of volcanization; but I observed, first, im - mense masses of testaceous and other animals petrified, the species of which were per - fectly distinguishable.