Definition of STIFFENING

noun : STIFFENING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the act of becoming stiff; "stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance" ;

verb : STIFFENING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) become stiff or stiffer; "He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room" ;

  • 2. (

    ) make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine" ;


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