densify

[den-suh-fahy]
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verb (used with object), den·si·fied, den·si·fy·ing.
  1. to impregnate (wood) with additives under heat and pressure in order to achieve greater density and hardness.

Origin of densify

First recorded in 1810–20; dense + -ify
Related formsden·si·fi·ca·tion, nounden·si·fi·er, noun
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Historical Examples of densify

  • You should be able to make ball bearings by molding, then densify them by electroplating.