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English Dictionary: consolidated by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school"
    Synonym(s): amalgamate, amalgamated, coalesced, consolidated, fused
  2. forming a solid mass
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Consolidate \Con*sol"i*date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
      {Consolidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consolidating}.]
      1. To make solid; to unite or press together into a compact
            mass; to harden or make dense and firm.
                     He fixed and consolidated the earth.   --T. Burnet.
      2. To unite, as various particulars, into one mass or body;
            to bring together in close union; to combine; as, to
            consolidate the armies of the republic.
                     Consolidating numbers into unity.      --Wordsworth.
      3. (Surg.) To unite by means of applications, as the parts of
            a broken bone, or the lips of a wound. [R.]
      Syn: To unite; combine; harden; compact; condense; compress.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Consolidated \Con*sol"i*da`ted\, p. p. & a.
      1. Made solid, hard, or compact; united; joined; solidified.
                     The Aggregate Fund . . . consisted of a great
                     variety of taxes and surpluses of taxes and duties
                     which were [in 1715] consolidated.      --Rees.
                     A mass of partially consolidated mud. --Tyndall.
      2. (Bot.) Having a small surface in proportion to bulk, as in
            the cactus.
                     Consolidated plants are evidently adapted and
                     designed for very dry regions; in such only they are
                     found.                                                --Gray.
      {The Consolidated Fund}, a British fund formed by
            consolidating (in 1787) three public funds (the Aggregate
            Fund, the General Fund, and the South Sea Fund). In 1816,
            the larger part of the revenues of Great Britian and
            Ireland was assigned to what has been known as the
            Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, out of which are
            paid the interest of the national debt, the salaries of
            the civil list, etc.
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