solidifying


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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.solidifying - 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"
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As his eyes lit on him, Martin was conscious of a sudden solidifying of the vague suspicion which had been forming in his mind.
ONE month before the election of House speaker, President Duterte's political party PDP-Laban is now strongly moving to regain the top post in the 18th Congress by solidifying its support behind one candidate.
The method includes: (i) mixing carbon black, a dispersing solvent and a rubber latex solution with each other to produce a rubber latex solution, including the carbon black; (ii) solidifying the resultant rubber latex solution, including the carbon black, to produce a rubber solidified product, including the carbon black; (iii) adding, to the resultant rubber solidified product including the carbon black, a compound represented by the following formula (I):
Summary: They also explored ways of solidifying cooperation between UAE and US
Beyond their basic function, risers also provide extra metal to compensate for shrinkage; allow mold gases to escape, in the case of open risers; and provide extra metal pressure on the solidifying mold to reproduce mold details more exactly.
An official statement quoted president Masum as affirming during a meeting with visiting Saudi journalists necessity of solidifying Riyadh' relations with regional countries on basis of principles such as boosting understanding, good neighborliness and establishing regional countries' relations on mutual interests.
Based upon the test results and analyses, recommendations were made for solidifying municipal sewage sludge through skeleton building using cement and coal gangue.
It will visualise the electrical conductivity of the different states of the solidifying steel and therefore provide an image of the structural composition of the steel as it cools.
Latest revenue figures included in the report highlight the fact iDirect has grown revenues for ten consecutive years, solidifying its lead in the enterprise VSAT market.
It contains, by weight, approximately 60-65% water-soluble film-forming polymeric material, 0.01-50% moisturizing agent, and 0.1-50% solidifying agent.
By warming the housing to 30[degrees]C, the chocolate is prevented from solidifying and the powerful Neoflux[R] magnetic bars prevent iron particles from being carried through.
After solidifying that layer, the researchers bent the rubber mold to release the structures from the wells.