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consolidation

[kən‚säl·ə′dā·shən]
(geology)
Processes by which loose, soft, or liquid earth become coherent and firm.
Adjustment of a saturated soil in response to increased load; involves squeezing of water from the pores and a decrease in void ratio.

consolidation

1. The compaction of freshly placed concrete or mortar, usually by vibration, centrifugation, or tamping, to mold it within forms and around embedded parts and reinforcement and to eliminate voids other than entrained air. Also see compaction.
2. The process whereby soil particles are packed more closely by the application of continued pressure.
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368(a)(1)(A) purposes, a statutory merger or consolidation is a transaction effected pursuant to the statute, and all of the assets (other than those distributed in the transaction) and liabilities of each member of one or more combining units (each a transferor unit) become the assets and liabilities of one or more members of one other combining unit (the transferee unit), and the combining entity of each transferor unit ceases its separate legal existence for all purposes.
We offer Stafford loans with no origination fees, private loans with no fees, and repayment incentives with all loans, including Federal Consolidation Loans.
Yet, Italy's experience since getting serious about meeting the Maastricht fiscal criteria in 1997 and joining the euro in 1999 illustrates very well the channels blocking any consolidation from becoming expansionary in the major euro zone economies, at least in the medium-term.
Further understanding the defense industry consolidation requires understanding a market defined by the transactions with U.
Ejasent's Optimizer is a stand-alone software application that is available now and can monitor and analyze an unlimited number of servers for consolidation.
Financial systems changes include: adopting a single, fully integrated financial application system; developing a completely automated consolidation system; using an automated inter-company accounting system; leveraging a Web portal for delivery of standard reports; and linking the Web portal to an OLAP database that allows users to conduct ad hoc queries and analyses.
Both Glendale and Burbank have vigorously opposed consolidation, saying it will deprive each city of a full-service courthouse.
Within a charged political atmosphere, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued a revised exposure draft to clarify consolidation policy after its 1995 ED failed to obtain board approval.
Record consolidation approaches in these systems are strongly influenced by the design objectives of the shared cataloging activities that created them rather than the needs of patrons who want union catalog services.
ii) the consolidation of the administrative support staff of the courts.

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