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Mollification

 

a method of forming glass based on the capacity of a vitreous mass to deform under its own weight when heated to a plastic state. In mollification, glass stock heated to the softening point assumes the shape of the supporting mold. After forming, the item undergoes hardening or annealing. Items produced by mollification characteristically have a shiny surface.

Mollification is used for producing curved, hardened glass motor-vehicle windshields and objets d’art.

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They receive further encouragement from the show's denouement, which invariably features a designer or decorator of Christ-like patience who steps in to mollify the warring factions by curbing even the tackiest excesses and delivering a touch of class and taste that both can live with.
The scientists' plans to plant only sterile, female trees and to harvest before pollination don't mollify Harris.
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The explanation for the confusion that Professor Slonim's diplomatic narrative exposes is predictable: the American determination to mollify Arab states to protect its oil supply, while maintaining an alliance with Israel that has been less enthusiastic than many American Jews would prefer to believe.
Of course, such admonitions do nothing to mollify gay-rights activists.
safety standards before they are allowed to begin traveling freely throughout the United States, but that promise did little to mollify the Teamsters Union and other protectionist labor organizations.
To mollify Moscow, Clinton Administration officials have told the Russians that they don't need to fear a first strike by the United States because their weapons remain on hair-trigger alert.
Ways to mollify this factor include permitting the state tax credits to reach beyond traditional income tax to other state tax revenues, such as state franchise tax and state sales and/or use tax.
plans to phase out the use of genetically modified corn in its beer production by April 2000 to mollify consumers concerned about gene-spliced food products, company officials said Friday.
A site on a bend which offers views in two directions along the river was chosen, and the architects decided to make the building as transparent as possible, partly to mollify the planners who had turned down two previous applications for more conventional structures, and partly of course to take full advantage of the views.
They may be courted and humored, but only just enough to mollify and quiet them so they will meekly herd themselves back out to pasture.
The Carpet and Rug Institute began carpet testing and labeling in the early 90s to mollify, scared consumers.