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gel·a·tin

also gel·a·tine  (jĕl′ə-tn)
n.
1.
a. A colorless or slightly yellow, transparent, brittle protein formed by boiling the specially prepared skin, bones, and connective tissue of animals and used in foods, drugs, and photographic film.
b. Any of various similar substances.
2. A jelly made with gelatin, used as a dessert or salad base.
3. A thin sheet made of colored gelatin used in theatrical lighting. Also called gel.

[French gélatine, from Italian gelatina, diminutive of gelata, jelly, from feminine past participle of gelare, to freeze, from Latin gelāre; see gel- in Indo-European roots.]

gel•a•tin

or gel•a•tine

(ˈdʒɛl ə tn)

n.
1. a nearly transparent, glutinous substance, obtained by boiling the bones, ligaments, etc., of animals, and used in making jellies, glues, and the like.
2. any of various similar substances, as vegetable gelatin.
3. a preparation or product in which such a substance is the essential constituent.
4. an edible jelly made of this substance.
5. Also called gel, gel′atin slide`. a thin sheet of translucent, colored gelatin for placing over a stage light to obtain lighting effects.
[1790–1800; < French gélatine < Medieval Latin gelātina < Latin gelātus, past participle of gelāre to freeze]

gel·a·tin

(jĕl′ə-tn)
An odorless, colorless protein substance obtained by boiling a mixture of water and the skin, bones, and tendons of animals. The preparation forms a gel when allowed to cool. It is used in foods, drugs, glue, and film.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gelatin - a colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skingelatin - a colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin
albuminoid, scleroprotein - a simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye
2.gelatin - an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
dainty, goody, kickshaw, treat, delicacy - something considered choice to eat
calf's-foot jelly - a savory jelly made with gelatin obtained by boiling calves' feet
gelatin dessert - jellied dessert made with gelatin and fruit juice or water
aspic - savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables
3.gelatin - a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
membrane - a thin pliable sheet of material
Translations

gelatin

gelatine [ˈdʒelətiːn] Ngelatina f

gelatin(e)

nGelatine f

gel·a·tin

n. gelatina.

gelatin

n gelatina
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From such things as feet, knuckles, hide clippings, and sinews came such strange and unlikely products as gelatin, isinglass, and phosphorus, bone black, shoe blacking, and bone oil.
It may be possible to use this research to better understand the kinetics of gelatin in the presence of different hydrocolloids.
However, for all of gelatin's benefits, yogurt manufacturers are increasingly looking to either partially or completely replace gelatin in their formulations.
She added that the main reason for the measure is the weak performance of its gelatin plants.
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After further research for this report, we discovered that there is no uniform meaning to the term 'kosher gelatin.
Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Gelatin in Other End Use Applications by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Unit Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 1998, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79
Collagen peptide and gelatin are acid or base hydrolyzed products, derived from various animal waste materials (bones, skin, feathers, muscles, fats and intestine) and are used to cater to the growing demands of various industries.
com)-- According to a new market report published by Transparency MarketResearch "Gelatin Market by Raw Material (Pig Skin, Bovine Hide, Bones and Others) for Food & Beverage, Nutraceuticals, Pharmaceuticals, Photography, Cosmetics and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global gelatin market was worth USD 1.