Consolidation



[kuh n-sol-i-dey-shuh n] /kənˌsɒl ɪˈdeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
an act or instance of consolidating; the state of being consolidated; unification:
consolidation of companies.
2.
solidification; strengthening:
consolidation of principles and beliefs.
3.
something that is or has been consolidated; a consolidated whole.
4.
Law.

5.
(initial capital letter) a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, eight driving wheels, and no rear truck.
6.
Pathology. the process of becoming solid, as changing of lung tissue from aerated and elastic to firm in certain diseases.
7.
Geology. .
/kənˌsɒlɪˈdeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of consolidating or state of being consolidated
2.
something that is consolidated or integrated
3.
(law)

4.
(geology) the process, including compression and cementation, by which a loose deposit is transformed into a hard rock
5.
(psychol) the process in the brain that makes the memory for an event enduring; the process is thought to continue for some time after the event
n.

c.1400, from Late Latin consolidationem (nominative consolidatio), noun of action from past participle stem of consolidare “to make firm, consolidate,” from com- “together” (see com-) + solidare “to make solid,” from solidus (see solid).

consolidation con·sol·i·da·tion (kən-sŏl’ĭ-dā’shən)
n.
The process of becoming a firm solid mass, as in an infected lung when the alveoli are filled with exudate.

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