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gel

Definitions of gel
  1. noun
    a colloid in a more solid form than a sol
    synonyms: colloidal gel
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    types:
    hydrogel
    a colloidal gel in which water is the dispersion medium
    type of:
    colloid
    a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension
  2. verb
    become a gel
    “The solid, when heated, gelled
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    type of:
    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
  3. verb
    apply a styling gel to
    synonyms: mousse
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    type of:
    groom, neaten
    care for one's external appearance
  4. noun
    a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
    synonyms: gelatin
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    type of:
    membrane
    a thin pliable sheet of material
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