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  • 61 firm — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English ferm, from Anglo French, from Latin firmus; akin to Greek thronos chair, throne Date: 14th century 1. a. securely or solidly fixed in place b. not weak or uncertain ; vigorous c. having a solid or compact… …

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  • 62 History of chocolate — Traités nouveaux curieux du café du thé et du chocolate , by Philippe Sylvestre Dufour, 1685. The history of chocolate begins in Mesoamerica. Chocolate, the fermented, roasted, and ground beans of the Theobroma cacao, can be traced to the Mokaya… …

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  • 63 Custom-Fit — Customization is a broad term which could be defined as tailor made. To this respect, mass customization could be defined as a massive personalization or personalization for everybody.In the development of the term, a customized product would… …

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  • 64 phenomenology — phenomenological /fi nom euh nl oj i keuhl/, phenomenologic, adj. phenomenologically, adv. phenomenologist, n. /fi nom euh nol euh jee/, n. Philos. 1. the study of phenomena. 2. the system of Husserl and his followers stressing the description of …

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  • 65 Mesophase — In physics, a mesophase is a state of matter intermediate between liquid and solid. Gelatin is a common example of a partially ordered structure in a mesophase. Further, biological structures such as the lipid bilayers of cell membranes exemplify …

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  • 66 Ammonium perchlorate — Ammonium perchlorate …

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  • 67 consolidate — consolidator, n. /keuhn sol i dayt /, v., consolidated, consolidating, adj. v.t. 1. to bring together (separate parts) into a single or unified whole; unite; combine: They consolidated their three companies. 2. to discard the unused or unwanted… …

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  • 68 solder — mid 14c., sawd, from O.Fr. soldure, from solder to join with solder, from L. solidare to make solid, from solidus solid (see SOLID (Cf. solid)). Modern form is from early 15c. The l is still pronounced in Great Britain. The noun is first attested …

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  • 69 so|lid|i|fy — «suh LIHD uh fy», verb, fied, fy|ing. –v.t. 1. to make solid; harden: »Extreme cold will solidify water into ice. 2. Figurative. to unite firmly. 3. to crystallize. –v.i. 1. to become solid; be converted fro …

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  • 70 consolidate — verb ( dated; dating) Etymology: Latin consolidatus, past participle of consolidare to make solid, from com + solidus solid Date: circa 1512 transitive verb 1. to join together into one whole ; unite < …

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  • 71 solidify — verb ( fied; fying) Date: 1799 transitive verb 1. to make solid, compact, or hard 2. to make secure, substantial, or firmly fixed < factors that solidify public opinion > intransitive verb to become solid, compact, or hard • solidification noun …

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  • 72 solder — I. noun Etymology: Middle English soudure, from Anglo French, from souder to solder, from Latin solidare to make solid, from solidus solid Date: 14th century 1. a metal or metallic alloy used when melted to join metallic surfaces; especially an… …

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  • 73 Custom-fit — is a broad term which could be defined as tailor made. To this respect, mass customization could be defined as a massive personalization or personalization for everybody. In the development of the term, a customized product would imply the… …

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  • 74 harden — [härd′ n] vt. [ME hardnen < ON harthna & < ME hard, HARD] 1. to make solid, rigid, or firm 2. to make callous [to harden one s heart] 3. to accustom to varying or adverse conditions or climate vi. to become solid, rigid, callous, etc …

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  • 75 fix — [fiks] vt. fixed, fixing [ME fixen < fix, fixed < L fixus, pp. of figere, to fasten, attach: see FINISH] 1. a) to make firm, stable, or secure b) to fasten or attach firmly 2. to set firmly in the mind …

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  • 76 solder — solderable, adj. solderer, n. solderless, adj. /sod euhr/, n. 1. any of various alloys fused and applied to the joint between metal objects to unite them without heating the objects to the melting point. 2. anything that joins or unites: the… …

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  • 77 consolidate — [c]/kənˈsɒlədeɪt / (say kuhn soluhdayt) verb (consolidated, consolidating) –verb (t) 1. to make solid or firm; solidify; strengthen: to consolidate gains. 2. to strengthen by rearranging the position of ground combat troops after a successful… …

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  • 78 con|crete´ness — con|crete «KON kreet; especially for v.t. 2, v.i. 1 kon KREET», adjective, noun, verb, cret|ed, cret|ing. –adj. 1. existing as an actual object, not merely as an idea or as a quality; real: »A painting is concrete; its beauty is not a concrete… …

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  • 79 con|crete´ly — con|crete «KON kreet; especially for v.t. 2, v.i. 1 kon KREET», adjective, noun, verb, cret|ed, cret|ing. –adj. 1. existing as an actual object, not merely as an idea or as a quality; real: »A painting is concrete; its beauty is not a concrete… …

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  • 80 con|crete — «KON kreet; especially for v.t. 2, v.i. 1 kon KREET», adjective, noun, verb, cret|ed, cret|ing. –adj. 1. existing as an actual object, not merely as an idea or as a quality; real: »A painting is concrete; its beauty is not a concrete thing. 2.… …

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