Definition of Gelation

1. n. The process of becoming solid by cooling; a cooling and solidifying.



Definition of Gelation

1. Noun. The formation of a solid by cooling; freezing ¹

2. Noun. The formation of a gel, especially from a sol ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gelation

1. the process of gelling [n -S]

Medical Definition of Gelation

1. The process of becoming solid by cooling; a cooling and solidifying. Origin: L. Gelatio a freezing, fr. Gelare to freeze. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gelation

gelatinlike
gelatinoid
gelatinous
gelatinous ascites
gelatinous infiltration
gelatinous lesion
gelatinous nucleus
gelatinous polyp
gelatinous scleritis
gelatinous substance
gelatinous tissue
gelatinous varix
gelatinously
gelatinousness
gelatins
gelation (current term)
gelations
gelatis
gelato
gelator
gelators
gelatos
gelatum
gelcap
gelcaps
geld
geldable
geldanamycin
gelded
gelder

Literary usage of Gelation

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1. Soaps and Proteins: Their Colloid Chemistry in Theory and Practice by Martin Fischer, George D. McLaughlin, Marian Osgood Hooker (1921)
"... VI DEFINITION OF HYSTERESIS, SWELLING, LIQUEFACTION, gelation CAPACITY, SOLVATION CAPACITY, ... gelation ..."

2. A Few Lectures on Natural Law by Henry St. George Tucker (1844)
"1 fence or must ask on the score of courtesy what they gelation j and they become our ... gelation ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"... heating the paper, the letters which were previously invisible assume a beautiful yellow tint which disappears on cooling. On writing with a gelation of ..."

4. A Treatise on the Theory of Solution Including the Phenomena of Electrolysis by William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Thomas Cecil Fitzpatrick (1902)
"Process of gelation and structure of gels. Coagulative power of electrolytes. The nature of colloidal solutions. THERE is a marked difference in physical ..."

5. A Treatise on the Theory of Solution Including the Phenomena of Electrolysis by William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Thomas Cecil Fitzpatrick (1902)
"Process of gelation and structure of gels. Coagulative power of electrolytes. The nature of colloidal solutions. THERE is a marked difference in physical ..."

6. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"... hard as to withstand the effects of coo- ' fro^t. have any ice on it at al In ais case gelation : bui hard fro«'-« laie in spring are the rope aids ice ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"Ihe negativity of the nerve is increased and gelation occurs. ... If the nerve is already near gelation (very irritable by cold or drying) we may have ..."

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