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 for solidification
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Solidification \So*lid`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F.
     Act of solidifying, or state of being solidified.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying
           or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested
           the set of the glue" [syn: hardening, solidifying,
           solidification, set, curing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  166 Moby Thesaurus words for "solidification":
     Anschluss, abbreviation, accretion, addition, adherence, adhesion,
     affiliation, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement,
     alliance, amalgamation, arteriosclerosis, assimilation,
     association, astriction, astringency, atherosclerosis, blend,
     blending, bottleneck, cabal, calcification, callusing, cartel,
     case hardening, centralization, cervix, circumscription, cling,
     clinging, clotting, clumping, clustering, coagulation, coalescence,
     coalition, coarctation, coherence, cohesion, cohesiveness,
     combination, combine, combo, compactedness, compaction,
     composition, compression, compressure, concentration, concretion,
     condensation, confederacy, confederation, congealment, congelation,
     congeries, conglobation, conglomeration, conjugation, conjunction,
     consolidation, conspiracy, constriction, constringency,
     contraction, contracture, cornification, crystallization,
     curtailment, decrease, densification, diminuendo, ecumenism,
     embodiment, encompassment, enosis, federalization, federation,
     firming, fossilization, fusion, granulation, hardening, hookup,
     hornification, hourglass, hourglass figure, identity, inclusion,
     incorporation, individuality, indivisibility, induration,
     inseparability, intactness, integrality, integration, integrity,
     inviolability, irreducibility, isthmus, junction, junta, knitting,
     lapidification, league, lithification, marriage, meld, melding,
     merger, narrow place, narrowing, neck, oneness, organic unity,
     ossification, package, package deal, particularity, petrifaction,
     petrification, puckering, purity, pursing, reduction, sclerosis,
     selfsameness, set, setting, shortening, simplicity, singleness,
     singularity, solidarity, solidity, steeling, sticking, stiffening,
     stranglement, strangulation, striction, stricture, syncretism,
     syndication, syneresis, synthesis, systole, tempering, tie-up,
     toughening, undividedness, unification, uniformity, union,
     uniqueness, unity, univocity, vitrifaction, vitrification,
     wasp waist, wedding, wholeness, wrinkling

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