English to Afrikaans Meaning :: ossify

Ossify :
verbenen
- verbenenossifiesossifying
 
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Verb(1) become bony(2) make rigid and set into a conventional pattern(3) cause to become hard and bony

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(1) Fossilized embryos are rarely discovered, because their bones only begin to ossify late in development.(2) The postcranial skeleton, and especially the vertebrae, carpals and tarsals, were very slow to ossify .(3) The problem with union rights requiring judges and courts to uphold them is that they ossify and become the target of lawyers and others who wish to destroy them.(4) Because of deep specialization, the scientific enterprise has a built-in tendency to ossify .(5) In later years some of these joints completely ossify (are converted to solid bone material).(6) The joint between the incus and stapes is likewise a cartilagenous joint, with a tendency to ossify in older humans.(7) How this imaginative and commercially successful development was allowed to stand still, indeed to ossify , in the hands of its originator is one of the most remarkable stories of industrial history.(8) The flat bones ossify directly from such fibrous tissue rather than from intermediary cartilage.(9) these tracheal cartilages may ossify(10) If we did this, our cities would stand still, ossify and die.(11) He goes on to insist he believes in a meritocracy and that achieving this is ÔÇÿan economic necessityÔÇÖ, adding: ÔÇÿEconomies that do not bring out the best in people will ossify and fall behindÔÇÖ.(12) Too much debate on the Left is about defending ossified thought patterns and structures which have actually outlived their usefulness.(13) A really revolutionary programme can't just be preserved, it must develop through tackling new realities, otherwise it becomes ossified and sterile.(14) It is capable of continuous creativity rather than, like other civilizations, ossifying and losing the capacity of creative adjustment to new challenges.(15) But if talent, of any sort, is not nurtured within the organization, any organization, we will see ossification and decay.(16) Now, she is qualified to join forces and she can be pacified by this inane and ossified ideology.
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Verb
1. turn into bone ::
draai in been
2. become inflexible ::
word onbuigsaam
3. petrify ::
versteend
Different Forms
ossifies, ossify, ossifying
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