- an act or instance of consolidating; the state of being consolidated; unification: consolidation of companies.
- solidification; strengthening: consolidation of principles and beliefs.
- something that is or has been consolidated; a consolidated whole.
- a statutory combination of two or more corporations.
- the union of two or more claims or actions at law for trial or appeal.
- (initial capital letter) a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, eight driving wheels, and no rear truck.
- Pathology. the process of becoming solid, as changing of lung tissue from aerated and elastic to firm in certain diseases.
- Geology. lithification.
Origin of consolidation
Examples from the Web for reconsolidation
Contemporary Examples of reconsolidation
Reconsolidation refers to the cellular processes that occur when a memory is brought to mind.Ben Bradlee’s Memories and the Science of Forgetting
May 3, 2012
But in recent years, a spate of experiments has turned up the possibility of a fifth stage in the process: reconsolidation.The Sex-Abuse 'Memory' Crimes
November 21, 2009
Historical Examples of reconsolidation
Wherever a man or a work was devoted to the reconsolidation of Europe, Rolland's help was ready.Romain Rolland
- the act of consolidating or state of being consolidated
- something that is consolidated or integrated
- the combining of two or more actions at law
- the combination of a number of Acts of Parliament into one codifying statute
- geology the process, including compression and cementation, by which a loose deposit is transformed into a hard rock
- psychol the process in the brain that makes the memory for an event enduring; the process is thought to continue for some time after the event
- The process of becoming a firm solid mass, as in an infected lung when the alveoli are filled with exudate.