solidification


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so·lid·i·fy

 (sə-lĭd′ə-fī′)
v. so·lid·i·fied, so·lid·i·fy·ing, so·lid·i·fies
v.tr.
1. To make solid, compact, or hard: an ingredient that solidifies the mixture.
2. To make strong or united: a speech that solidified her supporters.
v.intr.
1. To become solid: as the cement solidifies.
2. To become united: Her support is solidifying.

so·lid′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solidification - the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue"
congealment, congelation - the process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
plastination - a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened; "the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching"
Translations
تَجْميد، تَجَمُّد
tuhnutí
størkning
besûrítésmegszilárdulás
storknun
stuhnutietuhnutie
katılaş ma

solidification

[səˌlɪdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nsolidificación f

solidification

nFestwerden nt, → Verfestigung f; (of planet, lava etc)Erstarrung f; (of metal also)Erhärtung f; (of blood)Gerinnung f; (fig, of support) → Festigung f

solidification

[səˌlɪdɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] nsolidificazione f

solid

(ˈsolid) adjective
1. not easily changing shape; not in the form of liquid or gas. Water becomes solid when it freezes; solid substances.
2. not hollow. The tyres of the earliest cars were solid.
3. firm and strongly made (and therefore sound and reliable). That's a solid piece of furniture; His argument is based on good solid facts/reasoning.
4. completely made of one substance. This bracelet is made of solid gold; We dug till we reached solid rock.
5. without breaks, gaps or flaws. The policemen formed themselves into a solid line; They are solid in their determination to strike.
6. having height, breadth and width. A cube is a solid figure.
7. consecutive; without a pause. I've been working for six solid hours.
adverb
without interruption; continuously. She was working for six hours solid.
noun
1. a substance that is solid. Butter is a solid but milk is a liquid.
2. a shape that has length, breadth and height.
ˌsoliˈdarity (-ˈdӕrə-) noun
the uniting of the interests, feelings or actions (of a group). We must try to preserve our solidarity.
soˈlidify (-difai) verb
to make or become solid.
soˌlidifiˈcation (-difi-) noun
soˈlidity noun
ˈsolidness noun
ˈsolidly adverb
1. firmly; strongly. solidly-built houses.
2. continuously. I worked solidly from 8.30 a.m. till lunchtime.
3. unanimously. We're solidly in agreement with your suggestions.
solid fuel
a fuel, such as coal, that is solid rather than an oil or gas.
References in classic literature ?
In presence of this new and imminent danger, what would become of our chances of safety, and how hinder the solidification of this liquid medium, that would burst the partitions of the Nautilus like glass?
It is one danger more; but I see no way of escaping it; the only chance of safety is to go quicker than solidification.
Do you not see that by its solidification, it would burst through this field of ice that imprisons us, as, when it freezes, it bursts the hardest stones?
But, as the congelation of the sea-water produces at least 2@, I was at least reassured against the dangers of solidification.
Then he pictured the solidification, the cooling, the wrinkling which formed the mountains, the steam which turned to water, the slow preparation of the stage upon which was to be played the inexplicable drama of life.
A series of casting experiments were conducted to develop thermal property data for a Cu-Bi copper alloy and produce a wedge-shaped casting for microstructural and numerical analysis, In addition, a series of solidification simulations were ran using the wedge shape geometry and a commercial simulation software, Unfortunately, neither simulation software nor commercial materials databases include bismuth-containing copper alloys.
When progressive solidification dominates over directional solidification a shrinkage defect will form.
Objective: The present proposal concerns a multidisciplinary experimental research program in the field of solidification science with various impacts in nonlinear physics, metallurgy, materials science, and engineering.
Duration of the main solidification and the ice cooling stages were found to be dependent on the drop size.
Five invited lectures explore such topics as the in situ observation method for the quantitative evaluation of solidification phenomena and solidification cracks during welding, investigating the effect on microstructure of changing fluid flow characteristics in high pressure die casting, and the effect of sample mount on active screen plasma duplex processing.
Researchers said that by observing the solidification process in a microgravity environment-in this case, the International Space Station-they were able to study how this morphological instability develops in three dimensions to shape the structure of materials on a micron scale.