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Related to jell: gelatin
v. jelled, jell·ing, jells
1. To become firm or gelatinous; congeal.
2. To take shape or become clear; crystallize: A plan of action finally jelled in my mind.
1. To cause to become firm or gelatinous: used pectin to jell the jam.
2. To cause to take shape; make clear and definite; crystallize.
[Probably back-formation from jelly.]
vb, jells, jelling, jelled, gels, gelling or gelled
1. to make or become gelatinous; congeal
2. (intr) to assume definite form: his ideas have jelled.
US an informal word for jelly1
[C19: back formation from jelly1]
1. to congeal; become jellylike in consistency.
2. to become clear, substantial, or definite; crystallize.v.t.
3. to cause to jell.
[1820–30; back formation from jelly]
Past participle: jelled
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|Verb||1.||jell - become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"|
solidify - become solid; "The metal solidified when it cooled"