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Synonyms for solidify

to make or become physically hard

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Our desire has always been to resolve this matter in a way that recognizes our status as a manufacturer and solidifies our status as a leading supplier of high-quality, low-price products in the State of Alabama.
It's unusual to have a transparent organic that solidifies like a metal," says Glicksman.
High metal pressures force molten metal between the sand grains where the metal solidifies, holding sand on the casting surface.
Geoscientists believe that liquid iron from the outer core gradually solidifies onto the inner core, steadily building up that solid center at a current rate of about 0.
4 left, as the cylindrical part of the casting solidifies and contracts, the thicker section on the top of the casting under the riser will remain hot and will be torn apart.
Second, the remaining liquid solidifies in the die.
A cold shut results from an interrupted pour, with the initial metal splashing and cooling (forming iron beads) before the rest of the metal follows and solidifies around it.
The plate solidifies more uniformly all over and all at once, similar to eutectic solidification.
The rules for casting design are the same: a path of liquid metal must be supplied to where the last metal in the casting solidifies.
The explosion's intensity determines the depth and size of the penetration area If metal solidifies rapidly, steam bubbles may be trapped in the casting.
The kind of iron formed during solidification depends on the composition of the iron, the presence of nucleating agents and how rapidly the metal solidifies.
Once the shell of the sphere solidifies and assumes enough strength to resist collapse, the continued process of cooling and solidification results in substantial tensile stresses in the liquid pool.
If poured at higher temperatures, metal solidifies slower.
This forms a constriction and the liquid metal in this region solidifies before the liquid below it, thus choking the riser off from feeding the solidifying liquid below.
These include looking for the first bubble as the sample solidifies, measuring the specific gravity of the solidified sample, visual examination, use of dye penetrants, etc.