|1.||the act of consolidating or state of being consolidated|
|2.||something that is consolidated or integrated|
|a. the combining of two or more actions at law|
|b. the combination of a number of Acts of Parliament into one codifying statute|
|4.||geology the process, including compression and cementation, by which a loose deposit is transformed into a hard rock|
|5.||psychol the process in the brain that makes the memory for an event enduring; the process is thought to continue for some time after the event|
consolidation con·sol·i·da·tion (kən-sŏl'ĭ-dā'shən)
The process of becoming a firm solid mass, as in an infected lung when the alveoli are filled with exudate.