Definition of Consolidation

1. Noun. Combining into a solid mass.

Generic synonyms: Combine, Combining
Derivative terms: Consolidate, Consolidate

2. Noun. The act of combining into an integral whole. "The defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them"

3. Noun. Something that has consolidated into a compact mass. "He dropped the consolidation into the acid bath"
Generic synonyms: Natural Object
Derivative terms: Consolidate

Definition of Consolidation

1. n. The act or process of consolidating, making firm, or uniting; the state of being consolidated; solidification; combination.

Definition of Consolidation

1. Noun. The act or process of consolidating, making firm, or uniting; the state of being consolidated; solidification; combination. ¹

2. Noun. The combination of several actions into one. ¹

3. Noun. (medicine) A solidification into a firm dense mass. It is usually applied to induration (swelling or hardening of normally soft tissue) of a normally aerated lung. ¹

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Definition of Consolidation

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Medical Definition of Consolidation

1. Solidification into a firm dense mass; applied especially to inflammatory induration of a normally aerated lung due to the presence of cellular exudate in the pulmonary alveoli. Origin: L. Consolido, to make thick, condense, fr. Solidus, solid (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Consolidation

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"After the second consolidation, in which the At eh i son branch came into the Southwestern Company, that company issued bonds to raise money for the ..."

2. The Constitutional History of New York: From the Beginning of the Colonial by Charles Zebina Lincoln (1906)
"Discussing the question of corporate consolidation. Judge Andrews, in People v. New York, C. & St. LR Co. (1892) 129 NY 474, 15 LRA 82, 29 NE 959, ..."

3. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"consolidation OF DENVER LIBRARIES. THE project to consolidate under a single roof the two public libraries of Denver — the City Library and the Public ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"The Alexandria & Nebraska City Railroad Company was unquestionably exempt from taxation down to the lime of the consolidation, ..."

5. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1869)
"But where any formalities are not complied after consolidation. with, it is otherwise. 7. One of the consolidated companies may 3. Admissions by the company ..."

6. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"consolidation of Chemical Sediments.—Chemical sediments do not undergo the same ... consolidation of Organic Sediments.—With respect to their consolidation ..."

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