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- n. The act of congealing
- n. Something that has congealed; a clot
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or the process of congealing; congeliation.
- n. That which is formed by congelation; a clot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of congealing; congelation.
- n. That which is formed by congelation; a concretion; a clot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing
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As the day wore on there was above all a sense of congealment – and also of gathering confusion, of the impossibility of ever really understanding anything at all.
And, above all, a sense of congealment, of a handsomely branded stasis.
He sat back in his chair and folded his arms, staring at his wife while his dinner began its steady decline into congealment.
We've morphed into a centrist, consensus-based, semiconscious congealment of citizens not even motivated enough to vote in the political elections that decide our collective futures.
As the latter term indicates, one of the foci of their investigations is the tendency of some systems to head toward congealment or stratification.
We do not see that, while we still affect by all means a rigid external formality, we may as soon fall again into a gross conforming stupidity, a stark and dead congealment of wood and hay and stubble, forced and frozen together, which is more to the sudden degenerating of a Church than many subdichotomies of petty schisms.
Also, it solidifies under 72 degrees, which would make it a solid block of congealment in my ill-insulated Chicago house until oh, April.
Thus compressed the mass resumes its equability, and is again at unity with itself, because the fire which was the author of the inequality has retreated; and this departure of the fire is called cooling, and the coming together which follows upon it is termed congealment.
In the stages of dissolution of the levels of mind that make appearances of inherent existence, the approximating vacuum stage is the eclipse of the immediately preceding stages of light-diffusion (red increase) and appearance-congealment (white appearance).
In the stages of dissolution of the levels of mind that make appearances of inherent existence, the approximating vacuum stage is the eclipse of the immediately preceding stages of light-diffusion (Tib. mched-pa, red increase) and appearance-congealment (Tib. snang-ba, white appearance).