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densify

[ den-suh-fahy ]
/ 藞d蓻n s蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), den路si路fied, den路si路fy路ing.
to impregnate (wood) with additives under heat and pressure in order to achieve greater density and hardness.
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Origin of densify

First recorded in 1810鈥20; dense + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM densify

den路si路fi路ca路tion, nounden路si路fi路er, noun
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How to use densify in a sentence

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

    Junior Achievement|William Lee
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