• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Consolidant Serving to unite or consolidate; having the quality of consolidating or making firm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • consolidant Tending to consolidate or make firm; specifically, in medicine, having the property of uniting wounds or forming new flesh.
    • n consolidant A medicine given for the purpose of consolidating wounds or strengthening cicatrices.
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  • Samuel Johnson
    “I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness, and consolidates society.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. consolidans, p. pr. of consolidare,: cf. F. consolidant,


In literature:

They had been hard at work on the mineral claims of the Grenfell Consolidated for the last few days.
"The Gold Trail" by Harold Bindloss
Massachusetts, the leader in consolidation, began in 1869.
"New Ideals in Rural Schools" by George Herbert Betts
A consolidated school means a larger and better-equipped building.
"Society" by Henry Kalloch Rowe
There is a great tendency on the part of the public, however, to look with fear and disfavor on further railway consolidation.
"Monopolies and the People" by Charles Whiting Baker
General Burnside, immediately upon taking command, consolidated the army into three grand divisions, of two corps each.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
They were all there was left of the Imperial Consolidated Circus and Roman Menagerie.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
The home office of the Comas Consolidated Company was in a towering structure in the metropolis's financial district.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
Every subsequent dominion which was established or consolidated was formed on the later model.
"Ancient Law" by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
In the first instance the fracture is consolidated or united; in the second there is a false articulation, or pseudarthrosis.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Now, if you will consolidate and three of you will resign and go to farming, I'll pay off this debt now.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Consolidation of Anti-slavery Men.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Having consolidated the Nejd, Saud was now ready to undertake the greater task of subduing and purifying the Moslem world.
"The New World of Islam" by Lothrop Stoddard
The popes of the thirteenth century rode upon this tide, overwhelming opposition and consolidating their power.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Think of the ages which the molten earth required for its consolidation.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
He would have the Fiscal chief go over this and set up the necessary royalty agreements with Consolidated.
"Final Weapon" by Everett B. Cole
In many instances great trunk lines would have consolidated had not State laws prevented.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
These duties and all other taxes he brought into a consolidated fund on which all public debts were secured.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
In 1881 there was a consolidation of the debt.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl
Here consolidation of plots had proceeded noticeably.
"The Enclosures in England" by Harriett Bradley
Rates have, however, not been increased since this consolidation, and they are still lower than any other country in Europe.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee

In news:

Voters interviewed after exiting the polls in both Princeton municipalities earlier today leaned strongly in favor of consolidating the towns.
A joint venture between TAV Construction, based in Istanbul, and Consolidated Contractors Group, based in Athens, has won a $1.17-billion contract to expand Muscat International Airport, formerly Seeb International Airport, in Oman.
Kate Roy, Consolidated School District of New Britain New Britain.
She has clearly and demonstrably demonstrated what happens when one deviates from the "one vision" of the consolidators.
But that victory was consolidated not in the body of a party but in the persons of Mayor Tom Bates and Assemblymember Loni Hancock.
In a combination that could kick off the telecom sector's long-awaited consolidation, BusinessWeek Online has learned.
The Board of Education at Nettle Creek Community Consolidated School District 24C is looking into the possibility of starting a band program in the district.
Newburgh mayor calls for government consolidation.
Consolidate and rationalize sizes of Type II and Type IV strapping in the interest of ease of use of the standard by users Keywords.
Dayton retailer consolidates furniture and auto operations.
On the heels of NASA's groundbreaking Mars landing, the agency's consolidated Security Operations Center came in for some criticism recently from its Office of Inspector General.
The consolidated spending bill that President Obama is expected to sign Friday includes language extending a three-year-old ban on A-76 studies, or agency competitions for pending work that pits federal employees against contractors.
Federal courthouse parcel consolidation request no longer on commission agenda.
Clifton Reade, a cardiovascular surgeon based at Memorial, raved about the room's ability to consolidate.
RICHWOOD — Richwood has joined other Ouachita Parish communities in the consolidated tax collection system proposed by Assessor Rich Bailey last year.

In science:

To more effectively consolidate the information, the mean velocity dispersion is calculated within binned cloud radii.
The Equilibrium State of Molecular Regions in the Outer Galaxy
We are emerging from a period of consolidation in particle physics.
Future Summary
Where a survey is constructed from the consolidation of tiled multi-ob ject spectrograph observations, each exposure will be made under different conditions, leading to variations in the rate at which signal is recorded.
Positioning errors and efficiency in fiber spectrographs
The main one is certainly Jeroen Homan, whose work has started the new wave in black-hole states and is now consolidating it.
States and transitions in black-hole binaries
Although its construction was consolidated only in the late 1960’s in the hands of Mumford, Deligne, Gieseker, etc., the moduli space of curves was already implicit in the work of the classical Italian school of algebraic geometry.
Descendent integrals and tautological rings of moduli spaces of curves
Furthermore, increasing size (and cost) of the experiments does require a consolidation of the experimental efforts, preceded by the convergence on a main production/detection technique.
Notes from the 3rd Axion Strategy Meeting
The theories about software testing that came into being consolidate the results of those investigations.
Searching publications on software testing
Further consolidation of the predictions would make LHC predictions for the Higgs cross section more definitive.
Parton densities from DIS and hadron colliders to LHC: WG summary
Considerable consolidation of resources are expected from the establishment of semi-permanent beam lines for linear collider detector R&D at ma jor centres like CERN and FNAL.
Summary of the Linear Collider Testbeam Workshop 2009 - LCTW09
Rather than exacerbating their differences through heated debates, he proposed that a fruitful approach is possible by consolidating the good ideas from (ii), (iii) and (iv)— with (iii) serving as a bridge that connects all three.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
This investigation has been also supported in part by MICINN (Spain), pro ject and FIS2010-15640, by the CPAN Consolider Ingenio Pro ject, and by AGAUR (Generalitat de Catalunya), contract 2009SGR-994.
Zeta function regularization in Casimir effect calculations and J.S. Dowker's contribution
The first report of was subsequently consolidated by another observation reported in .
Pairing and the Cooling of Neutron Stars
Consolidating the sum in the parentheses, we obtain the wanted bound.
Testing Functional Inequalities
Paper and screen prototyping were used in the design process. Paper prototype interactions helped to explore the metaphors in the domain, while screen prototype consolidated the model.
Social Cheesecake: An UX-driven designed interface for managing contacts
However, paper prototyping had some limitations as attractiveness and interaction. Screen prototyping resulted in a convenient method in the consolidation phase, but also a more costly one. Nevertheless, it still suffered from some limitations, such as drag & drop, or web forms.
Social Cheesecake: An UX-driven designed interface for managing contacts