Definitions

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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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Examples

  • 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.

    Transfer deadline day's hype is over, long live the quavering hype | Barney Ronay

  • And, above all, a sense of congealment, of a handsomely branded stasis.

    Will somebody please tell David Beckham that it's time to go away?

  • He sat back in his chair and folded his arms, staring at his wife while his dinner began its steady decline into congealment.

    Winter Bloom

  • 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.

    Paul Peete: This Election, It's "D��j�� Vu All Over Again"

  • As the latter term indicates, one of the foci of their investigations is the tendency of some systems to head toward congealment or stratification.

    Gilles Deleuze

  • 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.

    Areopagitica

  • Also, it solidifies under 72 degrees, which would make it a solid block of congealment in my ill-insulated Chicago house until oh, April.

    Post-fundraising drabble #2 - A Dress A Day

  • 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.

    Timaeus

  • 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).

    The Kalachakra Presentation of the Prophets of the Non-Indic Invaders (Abridged Analysis)

  • 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).

    The Kalachakra Presentation of the Prophets of the Non-Indic Invaders (Full Analysis)

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