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congeal Explained

congeal at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


congeal at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1380, from O.Fr. congeler "freeze, thicken," from L. congelare "to freeze together," from com- "together" + gelare "to freeze," from gelu "frost, ice." ///

congeal at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [I] [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: congeler, from Latin congelare, from com- ( COM-) + gelare 'to freeze']// if a liquid such as blood congeals, it becomes thick or solid// --a pan full of congealed fat//

congeal at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "congeal":
adhere, agglomerate, blast, blast-freeze, blight, bunch, cake,
chill, clabber, clasp, cleave, clinch, cling, cling to, clot,
clump, cluster, coagulate, cohere, concrete, conglomerate, cool,
curd, curdle, dry, embrace, freeze, freeze solid, freeze to, gel,
gelatinate, gelatinize, glaciate, glacify, grasp, grow together,
hang on, hang together, hold, hold on, hold together, hug, ice,
incrassate, indurate, inspissate, jell, jellify, jelly, knot,
lopper, lump, mass, nip, persist, quick-freeze, refreeze, regelate,
set, solidify, stay, stay put, stick, stick together, take hold of,
thick, thicken

congeal at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

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congeal at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[V] (of blood, fat, etc.) to become thick or solid:
congealed blood * The cold remains of supper had congealed on the plate. * (figurative) The bitterness and tears had congealed into hatred.

Congeal at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Congeal \Con*geal"\, v. i.
To grow hard, stiff, or thick, from cold or other causes; to
become solid; to freeze; to cease to flow; to run cold; to be

Lest zeal, now melted . . . Cool and congeal again to
what it was. --Shak.

Congeal \Con*geal"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Congealed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Congealing}.] [F. congeler, L. congelare, -gelatumn;
con- + gelare to freeze, gelu frost. See {Gelid}.]
1. To change from a fluid to a solid state by cold; to

A vapory deluge lies to snow congealed. --Thomson.

2. To affect as if by freezing; to check the flow of, or
cause to run cold; to chill.

As if with horror to congeal his blood. --Stirling.

congeal at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v : become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the
enzyme" [syn: {jell}, {set}]

congeal at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » congelen|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » frm Inter: term » congeler|lang=frm, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » congelare|lang=la, cognate with Inter: etyl » es Inter: term » congelar|lang=es.


* Inter: enPR » kənjēl', Inter: IPA » /kənˈdʒiːl/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /k@n"dZi:l/
  • Inter: rhymes » iːl


    Inter: en-ver » b

  • Inter: transitiv » e To change from a liquid to solid state perhaps by cold
    1. Inter: transitiv » e To coagulate, make curdled or semi-solid as gel or jelly
    2. Inter: transitiv » e To make rigid or immobile
    3. Inter: intransitiv » e To become congealed, solidify


      Inter: trans-top » to change from a liquid to solid state

  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|stollen
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|jähmettää
  • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|hlaupa

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|congelare
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|stivne
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|zestalić

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to coagulate, make curdled or semi-solid as gel or jelly
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|stollen
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|hyydyttää, Inter: t- » fi|hyytelöidä

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|coagulare

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to make rigid or immobile
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|jähmettää

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to become congealed, solidify
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|stollen, Inter: t+ » nl|coaguleren

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|jähmettyä

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » bg: сгъстявам се, втвърдявам се
    • Inter: ttbc » he: Inter: t- » he|הקפיא|tr=hikpí

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » ko: Inter: qualifier » intransitive 얼다 (eolda), 엉기다 (eonggida); Inter: qualifier » transitive 얼리다 (eollida)
  • Inter: ttbc » es: Inter: t- » es|congelar
  • Inter: ttbc » tr: Inter: t- » tr|katılaşmak, Inter: t+ » tr|pıhtılaşmak (for blood)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » congeal
    Translation: et » congeal
    Translation: eo » congeal
    Translation: ko » congeal
    Translation: io » congeal
    Translation: kn » congeal
    Translation: mg » congeal
    Translation: ml » congeal
    Translation: my » congeal
    Translation: pl » congeal
    Translation: sm » congeal
    Translation: fi » congeal
    Translation: sv » congeal
    Translation: ta » congeal
    Translation: te » congeal
    Translation: vi » congeal
    Translation: zh » congeal