Definition of rigidizing in US English:

rigidizing

(also rigidising)

noun

  • The action or result of making something rigid, especially as part of a manufacturing process; stiffening.

adjective

  • That makes rigid; stiffening.

Origin

1940s. From rigidize + -ing<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in Mauston (Wisconsin) Star. From rigidize + -ing.

Pronunciation

rigidizing

/ˈrɪdʒɪdʌɪzɪŋ/