- brought together into a single whole.
- having become solid, firm, or coherent.
- Accounting. taking into account the combined information gathered from the financial conditions of a parent corporation and its subsidiaries: a consolidated balance sheet.
Origin of consolidated
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Examples from the Web for unconsolidated
The ground was fertile, with alluvial, or unconsolidated, soil.Ester Elchies, The Estate Built By Whiskey
December 10, 2014
The largest supplies of water are in the unconsolidated sediments.
The American railroad in its unconsolidated stage is a modern feudalism.The Grafters
Sand-dunes in deserts or on coasts are unconsolidated arenaceous rock-masses.
Unfortunately, because of a cave-in of the unconsolidated earth of last years fill, a photograph was impossible.The Topanga Culture Final Report on Excavations, 1948
A. E. Treganza
Much less than a commercially valuable placer deposit in unconsolidated surface rocks may start a search for the mother lode.
Word Origin and History for unconsolidated
past participle adjective from consolidate. Of money, debt, etc., from 1753; in literal sense of "made firm, unified," from c.1850.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper