Now turn on the flame and start stirring rapidly until the eggs start to firm up.
But it is the essential element in efforts by Obama to “reset,” or firm up and increase the benefits of, relations with Russia.
The smaller the particles of curd or cubes are cut, the quicker the curd will firm up or cook.
"It's a Yankee firm up North," answered Mr. Birdsong, masticating slowly.
If the curd does not firm up, the temperature may be raised to 98° to 100° F. to aid in expelling the moisture.
The writing on that final page of all is regular and firm up to the "Ich bin verwundet."
late 14c., from Old French ferm (12c.) "firm, strong, vigorous, steadfast; loyal, faithful," from Latin firmus "firm, strong, steadfast, enduring, stable," from PIE root *dher- "to hold, support" (cf. Sanskrit dharmah "custom, law," Greek thronos "seat," Lithuanian dirzmas "strong," Welsh dir "hard," Breton dir "steel"). The return in late 1500s to -i- from Middle English ferme was modeled on Latin. Related: Firmly; firmness.
"business house," 1744, from German Firma "a business, name of a business," originally "signature," from Italian firma "signature," from firmare "to sign," from Latin firmare "make firm, affirm," in Late Latin, "confirm (by signature)," from firmus "firm, stable" (see firm (adj.)).
c.1300, fermen "make firm, establish," from Old French fermer (12c.) or directly from Latin firmare, from firmus (see firm (adj.)). Related: Firmed; firming.