Find the word definition

Crossword clues for solidification

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Solidification \So*lid`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. solidification.] Act of solidifying, or state of being solidified.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1800; noun of action from solidify; perhaps from French solidification. Earlier was solidation (1540s).


n. 1 The action of solidify. 2 concentration or consolidation.


n. the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue" [syn: hardening, solidifying, set, curing]

Usage examples of "solidification".

The subject of the differentiation of rock-types in the process of solidification as plutonic or volcanic rocks from a particular magma received much attention from him.

People had started settling down, pairing off, and having kids, and that, while by no means a problem now, was the reason why the big boys at Headquarters Anchorwhich still meant van Haas and Cockburnhad instructed the landscape people to begin looking at area fill, the solidification and terraforming of the region between Anchors and Gates in each region.

Do you not see that by its solidification, it would burst through this field of ice that imprisons us, as, when it freezes, it bursts the hardest stones?

But as the congelation of the sea-water produces at least two degrees, I was at last reassured against the dangers of solidification.

But, as the congelation of the sea-water produces at least [email protected], I was at least reassured against the dangers of solidification.