ossify


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ossify

[′äs·ə‚fī]
(physiology)
To form or turn into bone.
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This deal will not only proliferate CACI's specialization in IT enterprise solutions but also ossify its current relation with CERDEC and other Army C4ISR institutions.
If you don't take advantage of a little bit of that time before bones fully ossify, then you won't gain as much range.
The Dutch Republic was an early modern and modern marvel, developing markets and products far beyond the relatively small limits of its national borders, but as other states emulated its commercial and technological methods its aspirations for empire began to ossify.