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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.

gelable

(ˈdʒɛləbəl)
adj
capable of setting or congealing
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These gelable systems generally show lower critical solution temperatures (LCST).