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[kwik-set-ing] /ˈkwɪkˈsɛt ɪŋ/
setting quickly, as a cement, paint, or gelatin.
Origin of quick-setting
1515-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The hagfish releases a quick-setting slime that clogs up the predator's gills, causing it to gag, choke and flee.
  • quick-setting emulsions are used for night work or work in cool weather as well as when rapid construction is needed.
  • If not, use a quick-setting asphalt cement to bond them together.
  • Finally, they cover the prepared area with quick-setting foam or high-density polyethylene blankets.
  • The emulsified asphalt is usually cationic and quick-setting.
  • The seals will be captured using nets, and an instrument will be attached to the seals' back using quick-setting glue.
  • The contractor may use a quick-setting polyurethane foam for footings in lieu of concrete.
  • Slurry seal emulsions may also be polymer modified and are generally slow-setting or quick-setting.

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