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gel

 (jĕl)
n.
1. A colloid in which the disperse phase has combined with the dispersion medium to produce a semisolid material, such as a jelly.
2. See gelatin.
3. A jellylike substance used in styling hair.
v. gelled, gel·ling, gels
v.intr.
To become a gel.
v.tr.
1. To apply a gel to (the hair).
2. To take shape or become clear: Plans for the project are finally starting to gel.

[Short for gelatin. V., sense 2, probably influenced by jell.]

gel′a·ble adj.

gel

(dʒɛl)
n
1. (Chemistry) a semirigid jelly-like colloid in which a liquid is dispersed in a solid: nondrip paint is a gel.
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) See hair gel
3. (Theatre) theatre informal See gelatine4
vb, gels, gelling or gelled
4. (Chemistry) to become or cause to become a gel
5. a variant spelling of jell
[C19: by shortening from gelatine]

gel

(dʒɛl)

n., v. gelled, gel•ling. n.
1. a semirigid colloidal dispersion of a solid with a liquid or gas, as jelly or glue. Compare sol 4.
v.i.
3. to form or become a gel.
[1895–1900; shortening of gelatin]

gel


Past participle: gelled
Gerund: gelling

Imperative
gel
gel
Present
I gel
you gel
he/she/it gels
we gel
you gel
they gel
Preterite
I gelled
you gelled
he/she/it gelled
we gelled
you gelled
they gelled
Present Continuous
I am gelling
you are gelling
he/she/it is gelling
we are gelling
you are gelling
they are gelling
Present Perfect
I have gelled
you have gelled
he/she/it has gelled
we have gelled
you have gelled
they have gelled
Past Continuous
I was gelling
you were gelling
he/she/it was gelling
we were gelling
you were gelling
they were gelling
Past Perfect
I had gelled
you had gelled
he/she/it had gelled
we had gelled
you had gelled
they had gelled
Future
I will gel
you will gel
he/she/it will gel
we will gel
you will gel
they will gel
Future Perfect
I will have gelled
you will have gelled
he/she/it will have gelled
we will have gelled
you will have gelled
they will have gelled
Future Continuous
I will be gelling
you will be gelling
he/she/it will be gelling
we will be gelling
you will be gelling
they will be gelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gelling
you have been gelling
he/she/it has been gelling
we have been gelling
you have been gelling
they have been gelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gelling
you will have been gelling
he/she/it will have been gelling
we will have been gelling
you will have been gelling
they will have been gelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gelling
you had been gelling
he/she/it had been gelling
we had been gelling
you had been gelling
they had been gelling
Conditional
I would gel
you would gel
he/she/it would gel
we would gel
you would gel
they would gel
Past Conditional
I would have gelled
you would have gelled
he/she/it would have gelled
we would have gelled
you would have gelled
they would have gelled

gel

A colloidal solution which has formed a jelly. The solid particles are arranged as a fine network in the liquid phase.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gel - a colloid in a more solid form than a solgel - a colloid in a more solid form than a sol
colloid - a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension
hydrogel - a colloidal gel in which water is the dispersion medium
2.gel - a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
membrane - a thin pliable sheet of material
Verb1.gel - become a gel; "The solid, when heated, gelled"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.gel - apply a styling gel to; "she mousses her hair"
neaten, groom - care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed"

gel

jell
verb come together, unite, combine, amalgamate The new players have gelled very well with the rest of the team.
Translations
gel
gelé
geeli
gel
gélzselé
ジェル
gelgeleigelerengellenindikken
gel
เจลสำหรับแต่งผม
gel tóc

gel

[dʒel]
A. Ngel m
hair gelfijador m
B. VI
1. (lit) → gelificarse
2. (fig) [ideas, plans] → encajar (with en)

gel

[ˈdʒɛl]
n
(for cleaning, shaving)gel m hair gel, shower gel
(CHEMISTRY)colloïde m
vi
(= work well together) → se souder
to gel with a group (= fit in) → s'intégrer à un groupe

gel

nGel nt
vigelieren; (jelly etc also)fest werden; (fig) (plan, idea)Gestalt annehmen; (people)sich verstehen

gel

[dʒɛl] ngel m inv

gel

جل gel gelé Gel ζελέ gel geeli gel gel gel ジェル gel gele żel gel гель gel เจลสำหรับแต่งผม jöle gel tóc 凝胶

gel

n. jalea.

gel

n gel m
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To ascertain the importance of the gel itself, the scientists exposed some mice to leishmania via either the bites of infected sand flies or laboratory injection of a solution containing the parasites but not the gel.
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Sports gels like PowerGel and Gu are convenient, low in fiber and easy on the stomach.
The gel brightened the test spot on the painting, and analyses of the gel after its use showed that none of the pigments had been removed from the original paint layer.
The gel layer is covered by a 1" convoluted high-strength therapeutic foam pad.
When large quantities of gels repeatedly appear and disappear, the phenomenon is called gel showers.
Platelet gel, a concentration of platelet-rich plasma derived from whole blood, has been anecdotally reported by Timothy Hannon, MD, (oral communication, February 1997) to expedite the healing process.
Aloe Vera gel with 4 drops of Peppermint essential oil.
2D gel electrophoresis is the method of choice for separating complex mixtures of proteins, the first step in the typical proteomics research workflow.