congeal


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con·geal

 (kən-jēl′)
v. con·gealed, con·geal·ing, con·geals
v.intr.
1. To solidify or coagulate: Fat congealed in globs on the surface of the soup.
2. To come together so as to form a whole or produce a result: "The colliding ideologies and personalities congealed into an acute electoral and constitutional crisis" (Susan Dunn).
v.tr.
1. To cause to solidify or coagulate: The cool air congealed the fat.
2. To cause to come together to form a whole or produce a result: The conversation congealed his thoughts into a theory.

[Middle English congelen, from Old French congeler, from Latin congelāre : com-, com- + gelāre, to freeze; see gel- in Indo-European roots.]

con·geal′a·ble adj.
con·geal′er n.
con·geal′ment n.

congeal

(kənˈdʒiːl)
vb
1. (General Physics) to change or cause to change from a soft or fluid state to a firm or solid state
2. (General Physics) to form or cause to form into a coagulated mass; curdle; jell
3. (intr) (of ideas) to take shape or become fixed in form
[C14: from Old French congeler, from Latin congelāre, from com- together + gelāre to freeze]
conˈgealable adj
conˈgealer n
conˈgealment n

con•geal

(kənˈdʒil)

v.t., v.i.
1. to change from a soft or fluid state to a rigid or solid state, as by cooling or freezing.
2. to coagulate, as a fluid; curdle.
3. to make or become fixed, as ideas, sentiments, or principles.
[1350–1400; Middle English congelen (< Middle French congeler) < Latin congelāre=con- con- + gelāre to freeze; see gelid]
con•geal′a•ble, adj.
con•geal′ed•ness, n.
con•geal′ment, n.

congeal


Past participle: congealed
Gerund: congealing

Imperative
congeal
congeal
Present
I congeal
you congeal
he/she/it congeals
we congeal
you congeal
they congeal
Preterite
I congealed
you congealed
he/she/it congealed
we congealed
you congealed
they congealed
Present Continuous
I am congealing
you are congealing
he/she/it is congealing
we are congealing
you are congealing
they are congealing
Present Perfect
I have congealed
you have congealed
he/she/it has congealed
we have congealed
you have congealed
they have congealed
Past Continuous
I was congealing
you were congealing
he/she/it was congealing
we were congealing
you were congealing
they were congealing
Past Perfect
I had congealed
you had congealed
he/she/it had congealed
we had congealed
you had congealed
they had congealed
Future
I will congeal
you will congeal
he/she/it will congeal
we will congeal
you will congeal
they will congeal
Future Perfect
I will have congealed
you will have congealed
he/she/it will have congealed
we will have congealed
you will have congealed
they will have congealed
Future Continuous
I will be congealing
you will be congealing
he/she/it will be congealing
we will be congealing
you will be congealing
they will be congealing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been congealing
you have been congealing
he/she/it has been congealing
we have been congealing
you have been congealing
they have been congealing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been congealing
you will have been congealing
he/she/it will have been congealing
we will have been congealing
you will have been congealing
they will have been congealing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been congealing
you had been congealing
he/she/it had been congealing
we had been congealing
you had been congealing
they had been congealing
Conditional
I would congeal
you would congeal
he/she/it would congeal
we would congeal
you would congeal
they would congeal
Past Conditional
I would have congealed
you would have congealed
he/she/it would have congealed
we would have congealed
you would have congealed
they would have congealed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.congeal - become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
solidify - become solid; "The metal solidified when it cooled"

congeal

verb thicken, set, freeze, harden, clot, stiffen, condense, solidify, curdle, jell, coagulate The blood had started to congeal.

congeal

verb
1. To make or become physically hard:
2. To change or be changed from a liquid into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass:
Translations
يَتَجَمَّد ، يَتَخَثَّر
tuhnout
stivnestørkne
megdermed
storkna; frjósa
stingti
sarecētsasaldētsastingt
pıhtılaşmak

congeal

[kənˈdʒiːl]
A. VTcoagular, cuajar
B. VIcoagularse, cuajarse

congeal

[kənˈdʒiːl] vi [fat] → se figer; [blood] → se coaguler

congeal

vierstarren, starr werden; (glue, mud)hart or fest werden; (blood)gerinnen; (fig: = with fear) → erstarren
vterstarren lassen (also fig); glue, mudhart werden lassen; bloodgerinnen lassen

congeal

[kənˈdʒiːl] virapprendersi; (blood) → coagularsi, rapprendersi

congeal

(kənˈdʒiːl) verb
(especially of blood, grease etc) to solidify when cooled.
References in classic literature ?
They compared her to flakes of snow; as pure, as white, as brilliant, and as liable to melt in the fierce heats of summer, or congeal in the frosts of winter.
It is a balsam," answered Don Quixote, "the receipt of which I have in my memory, with which one need have no fear of death, or dread dying of any wound; and so when I make it and give it to thee thou hast nothing to do when in some battle thou seest they have cut me in half through the middle of the body- as is wont to happen frequently,- but neatly and with great nicety, ere the blood congeal, to place that portion of the body which shall have fallen to the ground upon the other half which remains in the saddle, taking care to fit it on evenly and exactly.
Elise felt the allusion, and her blood seemed to congeal in her heart.
You have read this strange and terrific story, Margaret; and do you not feel your blood congeal with horror, like that which even now curdles mine?
As none such is on record, it is safe to assume that none existed Tradition,--which sometimes brings down truth that history has let slip, but is oftener the wild babble of the time, such as was formerly spoken at the fireside and now congeals in newspapers,--tradition is responsible for all contrary averments.
The company's LMP technology is based on its melt-spray congeal (MSC) processing and combines the benefits of lipid-based formulations (LBF) with the functionality of a multi-particulate dosage form in one unique offering.
Eventually, these influences would congeal into the smart but sleazy stew that is the Drunk Horse sound: One part Easy Rider, one part National Lampoon.
In frigid temperatures there is only a certain level of biodiesel mixture that can be used because it will congeal.
With winter setting in, the dark, swirling waters of the Delaware would begin to congeal.
In fall 1998, the situation began to congeal when then SEC chairman Arthur Levitt declared war on earnings management with his "Numbers Game" speech at New York University's Center for Law and Business.
There are certain foods that will not allow gelatin to congeal.
In some cases, certainly, but at least it's an open process now with a lot of engineering minds hard at work, trying to make it all congeal.