Definition of Rigidification

1. Noun. The process of becoming stiff or rigid.

Exact synonyms: Rigidifying, Stiffening
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Specialized synonyms: Rigor Mortis
Derivative terms: Rigidify, Rigidify, Stiffen



Definition of Rigidification

1. Noun. The process of becoming rigid, stiff or inflexible; of rigidifying. ¹

2. Noun. (geometry) A form of isomorphism applied between line bundles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rigidification

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Rigidification

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1. Development of Mathematics in the 19th Century by Felix Klein, Robert Hermann (1979)
"Still I would see in the system's slow rigidification perhaps a precondition to its effectiveness. For only a small number of men are able to follow the ..."

2. Elements of Physiophilosophy by Lorenz Oken (1847)
"But as every rigidification is combined with volatilization, so does a process of evaporation occur in them at the same time. 2561. ..."

3. A Treatise on Statics with Applications to Physics by George Minchin Minchin (1896)
"... they will, à fortiori, not suffice to keep the given deformable system at rest ; for, rigidification always removes restrictions which hamper the action ..."

4. Beauty of the Lord: Awakening the Senses by Richard Cartwright Austin (1988)
"... and unpleasurable self-confrontations. . . . the ability to endure unpleasure and pain without becoming embittered and seeking refuge in rigidification ..."

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