firming[ furm ]SEE DEFINITION OF firming
Synonyms for firming
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIRMING
It meant only the selection of stones and firming them into place.
Push the sets well down into the ground and cover with soil, firming them with the feet or a roller.
The firming of the soil about the roots of a newly set plant is as important as firming it over planted seeds.
I find this more effective than firming the soil with the foot, as it prevents the possibility of loose planting.