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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
The gelatins were recovered from from Tindharia village and were hidden in the tea bushes.
Generally, gelatins with higher content of [alpha]-chains showed the better functional properties including gelling, emulsifying and foaming properties (Gomez-Guillen et al.
Spain), Lapi Gelatine (Italy), PB Gelatins GmbH (Germany), and Gelita AG (Germany).
SeeNews) - Feb 3, 2014 -A Belgian TessenderloA (EBR:TESB) will restructure its gelatin plants worldwide, which will lead to 23 job losses in its PB Gelatins division in Vilvoorde, chemicals group's spokeswoman Kathleen Iwens said Monday, quoted by news agency Belga.
Oceans Omega, a supplier of water-soluble omega 3 EPA and DHA ingredients for food, beverage, nutritional and pet care products, has developed what it claims to be the world's first commercially produced omega 3 fortified gelatins in partnership with Lakeview Farms.
Fish gelatins aren't new, but the ARS studies apparently are the first to establish the effectiveness of Alaskan Pollock gelatin as a moisture barrier film or coating.
The scientists made sample films from warm- and cold-water fish, evaluated their physical characteristics, and compared them to mammal-based gelatins.
Our belief that the FibroGen Group is the leading innovator within the field of recombinant collagens and gelatins is further validated by the European Patent Office's decision on this patent," said Thomas B.
Thanks to new product introductions and aggressive advertising campaigns that positioned puddings and gelatins as tasty and fun--but low in calories--the mature dessert category has a new lease on life.
Nitta Gelatin manufactures a wide range of food, pharmaceutical and technical grade gelatins in manufacturing facilities that are safe, reliable and environmentally friendly.
However, gelatins can be obtained from different sources with different molecular weights so that the variation in protein color response may not be known.