ossify

US [ˈɑsɪˌfaɪ]
UK [ˈɒsɪfaɪ]
  • v.(使)僵化;(使)固定不变;使骨化;骨质化
  • Web硬化;使硬化;僵化的
Past Tense:ossified  Present Participle:ossifying  Simple Present:ossifies  
ossify
v.
1.
[i][t][usupass]
~ (sth)
(使)僵化;(使)固定不变to become or make sth fixed and unable to change
an ossified political system
僵化的政治制度
2.
[i][t][usupass]
~ (sth)
使骨化;骨质化to become or make sth hard like bone

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