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solidification

[sə′lid·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(physics)
The change of a fluid (liquid or gas) into the solid state.
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The dredged sludge used in the experiment is taken out directly from the river, and its initial moisture content is higher than 200%, which is difficult to solidify. Firstly, the dredged sludge was air-dried.
The sprue puller must solidify enough to perform its function when the parts are ready to be ejected--not when the sprue puller is ready to be ejected.
To overcome these shortcomings, recently some researchers proposed use of cement and waste materials with large particle sizes such as lignite and seafood shell, to form soil skeleton to solidify sludge, in order to reduce drying shrinkage and cracking, and to improve soil strength.
In his speech, Abad said the summit was organized "not to brag about our achievements in the last three years but to solidify the steps we need to take moving forward."
Anthamatten and Tao found the answer by adjusting the rate at which the gases were fed into the system, changing the temperature of the cold surface in the reactor, and using a chemical agent that helps solidify the coating.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping arrived in Uruguay Wednesday, his second stop on a tour to solidify business partnerships with Latin American nations.
If Anderson's performance in Barb Wire is any indication, Margi should solidify his understanding before Pam gets angry.
Steve Dawes, Severn Trent Water sewerage manager, said: "Fats solidify when they hit the walls of the sewer and stick to the side, preventing the flow of waste water.
Fluid mixtures with components capable of solidification can solidify during flow through pipes.
Double-walled magnetic filters are used to remove minute iron particles from products which solidify and are transported under pressure.
Remove the waxed rolls and place them on a board to cool and solidify. Then place them in Ziploc bags for carrying in your pack.