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v. so·lid·i·fied, so·lid·i·fy·ing, so·lid·i·fies
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.
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.
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|Noun||1.||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"|
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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