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v. ge·lat·i·nized, ge·lat·i·niz·ing, ge·lat·i·niz·es
1. To convert to gelatin or jelly.
2. To coat with gelatin.
To become gelatinous.
ge·lat′i·ni·za′tion (-lăt′n-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
1. (Biochemistry) to make or become gelatinous
2. (Photography) (tr) photog to coat (glass, paper, etc) with gelatine
geˌlatiniˈzation, geˌlatiniˈsation n
geˈlatiˌnizer, geˈlatiˌniser n
ge•lat•i•nize(dʒəˈlæt nˌaɪz, ˈdʒɛl ə tn-)
v. -nized, -niz•ing. v.t.
1. to make gelatinous.
2. to coat with gelatin, as paper.v.i.
3. to become gelatinous.
Past participle: gelatinized
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|Verb||1.||gelatinize - coat with gelatin|
|2.||gelatinize - become gelatinous or change into a jelly; "the starch gelatinized when it was heated"|
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"
|3.||gelatinize - convert into gelatinous form or jelly; "hot water will gelatinize starch"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"