- to impregnate (wood) with additives under heat and pressure in order to achieve greater density and hardness.
Origin of densify
Related Words for densifiedstrengthen, stiffen, cement, crystallize, abbreviate, shorten, restrict, wrap, cram, constrict, squeeze, shrink, dry, thicken, set, freeze, firm, anneal, amalgamate, congeal
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Historical Examples of densified
The crowd outside had thickened and densified; but their cries and clamors were meaningless sounds for me.
It densified to a ruddy fog as it caught the glow of the evening sun, and finally settled upon the valley.The Twins of Suffering Creek
She saw the dull brown tint creep into it as it densified, and she knew that it was smoke.The Hound From The North
Hence he refused to touch anything that had animal life in it, on the ground that it densified the mind and rendered it impure.Apollonius of Tyana, the Philosopher-Reformer of the First Century A.D.
George Robert Stowe Mead