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ge·la·tion

 (jĕ-lā′shən)
n.
1. Solidification by cooling or freezing.
2. The process of forming a gel.

[Latin gelātiō, gelātiōn-, from gelātus, past participle of gelāre, to freeze; see gel- in Indo-European roots.]

gelation

(dʒɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(General Physics) the act or process of freezing a liquid
[C19: from Latin gelātiō a freezing; see gelatine]

gelation

(dʒɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(Chemistry) the act or process of forming into a gel
[C20: from gel]

ge•la•tion1

(dʒɛˈleɪ ʃən, dʒə-)

n.
solidification by cold; freezing.
[1850–55; < Latin gelātiō=gelā(re) to freeze (see gelatin) + -tiō -tion]

ge•la•tion2

(dʒɛˈleɪ ʃən, dʒə-)

n.
the process of gelling.
[1910–15]
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