resolidify

verb

re·​so·​lid·​i·​fy (ˌ)rē-sə-ˈli-də-ˌfī How to pronounce resolidify (audio)
resolidified; resolidifying
1
transitive : to solidify (something) again
The team resolidified their lead.
2
intransitive : to become solid again
The wax resolidifies as it cools.
resolidification noun
resolidification of a polymer

Examples of resolidify in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This process takes a bit of time, which explains why the sauce does not immediately resolidify after the shaking and shearing. H. Joachim Schlichting, Scientific American, 12 Mar. 2021 For the team’s secondary, the Panthers must resolidify the unit after losing several considerable contributors, including the Carolina Panthers’ seventh-round pick Stanley Thomas-Oliver. Brett Shweky, sun-sentinel.com, 7 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of resolidify was in 1825

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“Resolidify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resolidify. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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