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 ?
"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.
So saying, he let fall a great tear, which, encountering in its descent a current of cold air, was congealed into a hail-stone.
The erudite gentleman in whom I confided congealed before I was half through!--it is all that saved him from exploding--and my dreams of an Honorary Fellowship, gold medals, and a niche in the Hall of Fame faded into the thin, cold air of his arctic atmosphere.
Further on, from the bright red windows of the Sword-Fish Inn, there came such fervent rays, that it seemed to have melted the packed snow and ice from before the house, for everywhere else the congealed frost lay ten inches thick in a hard, asphaltic pavement, --rather weary for me, when I struck my foot against the flinty projections, because from hard, remorseless service the soles of my boots were in a most miserable plight.
It is tough with congealed tendons --a wad of muscle --but still contains some oil.
These plains are surrounded with high mountains, continually covered with thick clouds which the sun draws from the lakes that are here, from which the water runs down into the plain, and is there congealed into salt.
Here, however, art thou at home and house with thyself; here canst thou utter everything, and unbosom all motives; nothing is here ashamed of concealed, congealed feelings.
The soil here consists of ice and volcanic ashes interstratified; and at a little depth beneath the surface it must remain perpetually congealed, for Lieut.
No answering spark of kindness, no awakening penitence, but an unappeasable ill-humour, and a spirit of tyrannous exaction that increased with indulgence, and a lurking gleam of self-complacent triumph at every detection of relenting softness in my manner, that congealed me to marble again as often as it recurred; and this morning he finished the business:- I think the petrifaction is so completely effected at last that nothing can melt me again.
Upon these platters he placed two goodly portions of the contents of the pie, thus imparting the unusual interest to the entertainment that each partaker scooped out the inside of his plate, and consumed it with his other fare, besides having the sport of pursuing the clots of congealed gravy over the plain of the table, and successfully taking them into his mouth at last from the blade of his knife, in case of their not first sliding off it.
"That which feels the sun must be a day, of a heat so intense as to render it insupportable to us, while the opposite side on which the rays of the sun do not fall, must be masses of ice, if water exist there to be congealed. But the moon has no seas, so far as we can ascertain; its surface representing one of strictly volcanic origin, the mountains being numerous to a wonderful degree.
When he saw all the gaping wounds, looking up to the bright heavens as if to demand back of them the souls to which they had opened a passage, - when he saw the slaughtered horses, stiff, their tongues hanging out at one side of their mouths, sleeping in the shiny blood congealed around them, staining their furniture and their manes, - when he saw the white horse of M.