Consolidation


Consolidation

Consolidation may refer to:

  • Consolidation (business), the mergers or acquisitions of many smaller companies into much larger ones
  • Consolidation (soil), a geological process whereby a soil decreases in volume
  • Consolidation (media), consolidation of United States media into a few companies
  • Pulmonary consolidation, a clinical term for solidification into a firm dense mass
  • Championship consolidation, the act of combining two separate championships into a single title
  • Data consolidation, the consolidation of data from multiple sources into a centralized system
  • Democratic consolidation, the process by which a new democracy matures
  • Memory consolidation, the process by which recent memories are crystallised into long-term memory
  • School consolidation, the process of combining two or more small schools into one larger institution
  • Server consolidation, where multiple servers are consolidated using platform virtualization
  • Debt consolidation, the process of combining two or more loans into one big loan
  • Federal student loan consolidation, allows students to consolidate student loans into one single debt
  • Consolidation, a popular name of a steam locomotive type, with 2-8-0 wheel, built first in 1864
  • Land consolidation, the process that consolidates small fragmented parcels of land into larger contiguous plots

See also

  • Consolidated city–county, a consolidation of city and county governments used by some United States cities
  • Travel consolidators, a consolidation of travel services in one package or at one single point of access
  • Likud, a conservative Israeli political party whose name is Hebrew for "Consolidation"

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  • consolidation — Consolidation …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • consolidation — [ kɔ̃sɔlidasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1314 « cicatrisation »; de consolider 1 ♦ (1694) Action de consolider, de rendre plus solide. ⇒ affermissement, renfort, réparation, stabilisation. Consolidation d un mur, d un ciel de mine. ♢ (1754) Méd. Rapprochement… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • consolidation — I noun affiliation, aggregation, amalgamation, assemblage, association, centralization, coadunation, combination, compact, confederation, conjunction, conjuncture, consortium, federation, fusion, incorporation, integration, junction, league,… …   Law dictionary

  • consolidation — consolidation, merger, amalgamation are comparable when denoting a union of two or more business corporations. Consolidation is often used as a general term; more precisely it implies a unification of the companies or corporations with… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • consolidation — Consolidation. s. f. v. Action par laquelle une chose est consolidée, estat de la chose consolidée. Il ne se dit guere au propre qu en termes de chirurgie. La consolidation d une playe. On dit en termes de pratique, La consolidation de l usufruit …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Consolidation — Con*sol i*da tion, n. [L. consolidatio a confirming: cf. F. consolidation.] 1. The act or process of consolidating, making firm, or uniting; the state of being consolidated; solidification; combination. [1913 Webster] The consolidation of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consolidation — CONSOLIDATION. s. f. État de la chose consolidée, action par laquelle une dette publique est consolidée. Il ne se dit guère au propre qu en termes de Chirurgie. La consolidation d une plaie. [b]f♛/b] On dit en termes de Pratique, La consolidation …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Consolidation — bezeichnet: ein Bergwerk in Gelsenkirchen, siehe Zeche Consolidation eine Dampflokomotive mit der Achsformel 1 D (siehe auch Konsolidation) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Un …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Consolidation — Consolidation, Vereinigung, in einigen Gegenden die Wiedervereinigung eines Pertinenzgutes mit dem Hauptgute; die Zusammenlegung der kleineren Grundstücke …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • consolidation — c.1400, from L.L. consolidationem (nom. consolidatio), from consolidat , pp. stem of consolidare to make firm, consolidate, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + solidare to make solid, from solidus (see SOLID (Cf …   Etymology dictionary


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