- to become solid.
- to form into crystals; become crystallized.
Origin of solidify
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Related Wordsfreezing, coagulation, concretion, setting, petrification, fossilization, crystallization, ossification, calcification, union, affiliation, alliance, coalition, merger
Examples from the Web for solidification
Its density is 0.942 and its point of solidification 5° above zero.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
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The process of solidification and the architecture were alike beautiful.Hours of Exercise in the Alps
Such characteristics do not go to the solidification of opinion in a profession, nor to the assertion of it in an aggressive way.
Even below the solidification point, however, changes can take place.
The process of solidification or of liquefaction is therefore extended over a temperature interval ac.
- to make or become solid or hard
- to make or become strong, united, determined, etc
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Word Origin and History for solidification
1811; noun of action from solidify. Earlier was solidation (1540s).
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