a Roman road in Britain between Lincoln and Exeter, with a fosse on each side
[fos-ee] /ˌfɒs i/ noun 1. Dian [dahy-an] /daɪˈæn/ (Show IPA), 1932–85, U.S. zoologist: expert on great apes. Fossey (fŏs’ē) American zoologist who conducted extensive studies of mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Africa. Her research brought about a new understanding of the gorilla’s behavior and habitat and supported conservation efforts in Africa.
[fos-ik] /ˈfɒs ɪk/ Australian verb (used without object) 1. Mining. to undermine another’s digging; search for waste gold in relinquished workings, washing places, etc. 2. to search for any object by which to make gain: to fossick for clients. verb (used with object) 3. to hunt; seek; ferret out. /ˈfɒsɪk/ verb (Austral & NZ) 1. […]
[fos-uh l] /ˈfɒs əl/ noun 1. any remains, impression, or trace of a living thing of a former geologic age, as a skeleton, footprint, etc. 2. a markedly outdated or old-fashioned person or thing. 3. a linguistic form that is archaic except in certain restricted contexts, as nonce in for the nonce, or that follows […]
- Fossil energy
noun 1. heat energy released by burning fossil fuel