setting quickly, as a cement, paint, or gelatin.
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How to use quick-setting in a sentence
Portland and Roman cement mortars must be mixed as required on account of their quick-setting properties.
To prevent quick setting mix a small amount of arrow root powder withp.Practical Mechanics for Boys | J. S. Zerbe
"There are waters in which a maid may drown, and trees upon which she can hang," she answered with a quick setting of the mouth.Black Heart and White Heart | H. Rider Haggard
These castings are as sharp as electrotypes, whether made of soft fluid iron or of hard, quick-setting metal.
Its properties of swelling and quick setting in the dry sand at that point then became of value.Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910 | James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard