[kon-suh-let] /ˌkɒn səˈlɛt/
a small shelf or recess in a handy location, as in the armrest, dashboard, or door panel of a car, in a shower stall, etc., for holding small, frequently used items.
a small television, phonograph, or radio.
[kuh n-sol-i-dey-tid] /kənˈsɒl ɪˌdeɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. brought together into a single whole. 2. having become solid, firm, or coherent. 3. Accounting. taking into account the combined information gathered from the financial conditions of a parent corporation and its subsidiaries: a consolidated balance sheet. [kuh n-sol-i-deyt] /kənˈsɒl ɪˌdeɪt/ verb (used with object), consolidated, consolidating. 1. […]
noun 1. a public school formed from the pupils and teachers of a number of discontinued smaller schools, especially in a rural district.
[kuh n-sol-i-deyt] /kənˈsɒl ɪˌdeɪt/ verb (used with object), consolidated, consolidating. 1. to bring together (separate parts) into a single or unified whole; unite; combine: They consolidated their three companies. 2. to discard the unused or unwanted items of and organize the remaining: She consolidated her home library. 3. to make solid or firm; solidify; strengthen: […]
[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 […]
noun 1. a loan made in order to consolidate several debts into one loan, usually for the purpose of reducing the monthly payments by extending them over a longer time period. noun 1. a single loan which is taken out to pay off several separate existing loans