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densify

[den-suh-fahy] /ˈdɛn səˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), densified, densifying.
1.
to impregnate (wood) with additives under heat and pressure in order to achieve greater density and hardness.
Origin of densify
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; dense + -ify
Related forms
densification, noun
densifier, noun
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  • You should be able to make ball bearings by molding, then densify them by electroplating.

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