Definition of stiffening in English:


Syllabification: stiff·en·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈstif(ə)niNG


  • Material used to stiffen a garment, fabric, or other object.
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    • We usually only find it necessary or helpful to apply stiffening for brief periods, typically for no more than 5% of insertion time.
    • When required, he will apply stiffening and restore the color of the seams.

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