American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Resembling gelatin; viscous.
- adj. Of, relating to, or containing gelatin.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or consisting of gelatin; of the nature or consistence of gelatin; resembling jelly.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of the nature and consistence of gelatin or the jelly; resembling jelly; viscous.
- adj. thick like gelatin
“Her tiny transparent feet, covered in gelatinous skin, look like those of some aquatic creature.”
“Blacks were dehumainzed just as fetuses Latin for baby were originally described as gelatinous globs.”
“These stains are called gelatinous plaques, which are transparent and invisible to the naked eye except when colored by iodine.”
“The fact that the supposed deposits were so uniformly described as gelatinous substance forms a presumption in favor of the supposition that they had the origin ascribed to them.”
“Whatever their substance may have been, it is described as gelatinous -- "soapy and jellied.”
“People who knew Backhouse described him variously as "gelatinous," "deranged" and "the most remarkable scoundrel ever known in the Far East, which is saying a lot.”
“Packer says that the Senate is "gelatinous" and "stagnant" and he spent time in the Senate and found that "everything happens there except deliberation.”
“Oh, and is it just me, or does that goat/sheep's head is surrounded by some kind of gelatinous substance?”
“It was slippery, Bennett said, much more "gelatinous" than his previous squid quarry.”
“It seems likely that the stopovers shown by sunfish 3 signify encounters with preferred pelagic prey such as gelatinous zooplankton, the distribution of which is highly patchy”
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