Solidify
Solidify \So*lid"i*fy\, v. i. To become solid; to harden. [1913 Webster]

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  • Solidify — So*lid i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Solidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Solidifying}.] [Solid + fy: cf. F. solidifier.] To make solid or compact. [1913 Webster] Every machine is a solidified mechanical theorem. H. Spencer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solidify — index amalgamate, cement, cohere (adhere), consolidate (strengthen), consolidate (unite) …   Law dictionary

  • solidify — 1799 (trans.); 1837 (intrans.), from Fr. solidifier, from O.Fr. solide (see SOLID (Cf. solid) (adj.)). Related: Solidified; solidifying …   Etymology dictionary

  • solidify — *harden, indurate, petrify, cake Analogous words: *compact, consolidate, concentrate: condense, *contract, compress: *congeal, coagulate, set, clot, jelly, jell …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • solidify — [v] harden amalgamate, anneal, bake, cake, cement, clot, coagulate, cohere, congeal, crystallize, densify, dry, firm, freeze, jell, petrify, set, stiffen, strengthen, thicken; concepts 250,469 …   New thesaurus

  • solidify — ► VERB (solidifies, solidified) ▪ make or become hard or solid. DERIVATIVES solidification noun solidifier noun …   English terms dictionary

  • solidify — [sə lid′ə fī΄] vt., vi. solidified, solidifying [Fr solidifier: see SOLID & FY] 1. to make or become solid, firm, hard, compact, etc. 2. to crystallize 3. to make or become solid, strong, or united solidification n …   English World dictionary

  • Solidify — Infobox Album | | Name = Solidify Type = Album Artist = Grip Inc. Released = February 23, 1999 Recorded = Genre = Groove metal Label = SPV Producer = Waldemar Sorychta Reviews = *Allmusic (3/5) [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg… …   Wikipedia

  • solidify — [[t]səlɪ̱dɪfaɪ[/t]] solidifies, solidifying, solidified 1) V ERG When a liquid solidifies or is solidified, it changes into a solid. The thicker lava would have taken two weeks to solidify... [V n] The Energy Department plans to solidify the… …   English dictionary

  • solidify — UK [səˈlɪdɪfaɪ] / US [səˈlɪdɪˌfaɪ] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms solidify : present tense I/you/we/they solidify he/she/it solidifies present participle solidifying past tense solidified past participle solidified 1) to become solid,… …   English dictionary

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