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solidifyverb [I/T]

us   /səˈlɪd·əˌfɑɪ/
  • solidify verb [I/T] (MAKE FIRM)

to make something firm, or to become firm: [T] A chemical reaction solidifies the resin. [I] Lava solidifies as it cools.
  • solidify verb [I/T] (MAKE CERTAIN)

to make something complete, or to become more certain or safer: [T] The play solidified his reputation as a serious writer. [I] Her voice strengthened and solidified as she sang.
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solidifyverb [I or T]

uk   /səˈlɪd.ɪ.faɪ/ us   /səˈlɪd.ə.faɪ/
  • solidify verb [I or T] (NOT LIQUID/GAS)

to change from being a liquid or gas to a solid form, or to make something do this: Molten volcanic lava solidifies as it cools. The chemical reaction solidifies the resin.
solidification
noun [U] uk   /səˌlɪd.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /səˌlɪd.ə.fəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
a process of gradual solidification
(Definition of solidify from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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