American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A colloid in which the disperse phase has combined with the dispersion medium to produce a semisolid material, such as a jelly.
- n. See gelatin.
- n. A jellylike substance used in styling hair.
- v. To become a gel.
- v. To apply a gel to (the hair).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gelatinous or albuminous protoplasmic substance, especially the protoplasm of nerve-cells.
- n. A semi-solid to almost solid colloid of a solid and a liquid, such as jelly, cheese or opal.
- n. Any gel intended for a particular cosmetic use, such as for styling the hair.
- v. transitive To apply (cosmetic) gel to (the hair, etc).
- v. intransitive To become a gel.
- v. intransitive To develop a rapport.
- n. UK A girl.
- v. become a gel
- v. apply a styling gel to
- n. a colloid in a more solid form than a sol
- n. a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
- Imitative of upper-class British pronunciation of girl. (Wiktionary)
- Short for gelatin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“After numbing gel is placed on the nose a small tube will be guided down the nose and into the jejunum (small bowel) using fluoroscopic (x-ray) guidance.”
“The liquid in the gel is flashed off, leaving a superlight, high-void “frozen air” insulating sock that goes between the inner and outer layers of the bottle.”
“Licking some blueberry scent gel from the top of the drum, standing at 24 yards was a nice bear.”
“So I brought it back to a boil the next day, added some fruit pectin gel, and hoped that would help.”
“Nan sits with her awhile before applying the prostaglandin gel to her cervix to get labor started.”
“I don't know, for instance, if one brand or type of gel is better than another, or what one should look for in a gel to be sure it will work.”
“They consist of eight layers and a protein gel, and a grafted polymer with natural starch technology to ensure liquid is drawn away from the skin.”
“A shower gel is also on offer, although the makers, Think Geek, warn that neither is recommended for pregnant women or children because of the caffeine content.”
“This non-greasy cream-gel is designed for women concerned with the consequences of the?”
“Once the wound heals, the nontoxic gel is broken down into molecules that cells use for tissue repair, Ellis-Behnke explains.”
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