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mum·mi·fy

 (mŭm′ə-fī′)
v. mum·mi·fied, mum·mi·fy·ing, mum·mi·fies
v.tr.
1. To make into a mummy by embalming and drying.
2. To cause to shrivel and dry up.
v.intr.
To shrivel or dry up like a mummy.

mum′mi·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

mummify

(ˈmʌmɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (Archaeology) (tr) to preserve the body of (a human or animal) as a mummy
2. (intr) to dry up; shrivel
3. (tr) to preserve (an outdated idea, institution, etc) while making lifeless
ˌmummifiˈcation n

mum•mi•fy

(ˈmʌm əˌfaɪ)

v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to make (a dead body) into a mummy.
2. to make (something) resemble a mummy.
v.i.
3. to dry or shrivel up.
[1620–30]
mum`mi•fi•ca′tion, n.

mummify


Past participle: mummified
Gerund: mummifying

Imperative
mummify
mummify
Present
I mummify
you mummify
he/she/it mummifies
we mummify
you mummify
they mummify
Preterite
I mummified
you mummified
he/she/it mummified
we mummified
you mummified
they mummified
Present Continuous
I am mummifying
you are mummifying
he/she/it is mummifying
we are mummifying
you are mummifying
they are mummifying
Present Perfect
I have mummified
you have mummified
he/she/it has mummified
we have mummified
you have mummified
they have mummified
Past Continuous
I was mummifying
you were mummifying
he/she/it was mummifying
we were mummifying
you were mummifying
they were mummifying
Past Perfect
I had mummified
you had mummified
he/she/it had mummified
we had mummified
you had mummified
they had mummified
Future
I will mummify
you will mummify
he/she/it will mummify
we will mummify
you will mummify
they will mummify
Future Perfect
I will have mummified
you will have mummified
he/she/it will have mummified
we will have mummified
you will have mummified
they will have mummified
Future Continuous
I will be mummifying
you will be mummifying
he/she/it will be mummifying
we will be mummifying
you will be mummifying
they will be mummifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mummifying
you have been mummifying
he/she/it has been mummifying
we have been mummifying
you have been mummifying
they have been mummifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mummifying
you will have been mummifying
he/she/it will have been mummifying
we will have been mummifying
you will have been mummifying
they will have been mummifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mummifying
you had been mummifying
he/she/it had been mummifying
we had been mummifying
you had been mummifying
they had been mummifying
Conditional
I would mummify
you would mummify
he/she/it would mummify
we would mummify
you would mummify
they would mummify
Past Conditional
I would have mummified
you would have mummified
he/she/it would have mummified
we would have mummified
you would have mummified
they would have mummified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mummify - preserve while making lifeless; "mummified ideas and institutions should be gotten rid of"
preserve, uphold, carry on, continue, bear on - keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
2.mummify - remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it; "Th Egyptians mummified their pharaohs"
dry up, mummify - dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found"
embalm - preserve a dead body
3.mummify - dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found"
shrink, shrivel, shrivel up, wither - wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"
mummify - remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it; "Th Egyptians mummified their pharaohs"

mummify

verb
To make or become no longer fresh or shapely because of loss of moisture:
Translations
muumioidamuumioitua
муміфікуватимуміфікуватися

mummify

[ˈmʌmɪfaɪ]
A. VTmomificar
B. VImomificarse

mummify

[ˈmʌmɪfaɪ] vtmomifier

mummify

vtimumifizieren

mummify

[ˈmʌmɪˌfaɪ] vtmummificare
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Summary: Not every part of the body mummifies at the same time.
Desert sand mummifies because it deprives bacteria and critters of water, a vital nutritional source.
If their remarkable silence preserves, mummifies, the appearance of the rational, it is because the particular rationality to which they refer has become nothing but a circular ruin, a daydream of order in which dreamer and dreamed are confused.