Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The process of congealing or the state of being congealed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of congealing; the state of being congealed; the process of passing, or the act of converting, from a fluid to a solid state; solidification; specifically, the process of freezing or the state of being frozen.
  • noun That which is or has been congealed or solidified; a concretion; a coagulation.
  • The deposition of a mineral substance, as from an aqueous solution, either in crystals or otherwise: used particularly in regard to the formation of stalactites.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of passing, or causing to pass, from a fluid to a solid state, as by the abstraction of heat; the act or process of freezing.
  • noun The state of being congealed.
  • noun That which is congealed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act or process of passing, or causing to pass, from a fluid to a solid state, as by the abstraction of heat; the act or process of freezing.
  • noun The state of being congealed.
  • noun That which is congealed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing

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Examples

  • Eventually, the ice thickens into a more stable sheet with a smooth bottom surface, called congelation ice.

    Sea ice

  • Eventually, the ice thickens into a more stable sheet with a smooth bottom surface, called congelation ice.

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  • In order to express the value of the linen as a congelation of human labour, that value must be expressed as having objective existence, as being something materially different from the linen itself, and yet a something common to the linen and all other commodities.

    skzbrust: Capital Volume 1 Part 1 Chapter 1 Section 3A2.

  • Let us now consider the residue of each of these products; it consists of the same unsubstantial reality in each, a mere congelation of homogeneous human labor, of labour-power expended without regard to the mode of its expenditure.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Let us now consider the residue of each of these products; it consists of the same unsubstantial reality in each, a mere congelation of homogeneous human labor, of labour-power expended without regard to the mode of its expenditure.

    skzbrust: Capital Volume 1 Part 1 Chapter 1 Section 1 Post 3

  • In order to express the value of the linen as a congelation of human labour, that value must be expressed as having objective existence, as being something materially different from the linen itself, and yet a something common to the linen and all other commodities.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Deleuze explains that Ideas precipitate all the circumstances, points of fusion, congelation or condensation in a sublime occasion, Kairos, which makes the solution explode like something abrupt, brutal and revolutionary.

    Notes on 'Repetition, Representation and Revolution: Deleuze and Blake's _America_'

  • This congelation that Tim O'Reilly constructed, that is not a complete thought.

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  • I had to shower and imagine the hot water peeling back the congelation of that sick-sweet sweat born of the anxiety of bad dreams.

    Object Liberation

  • Depending upon the climatic conditions, sheets can develop from grease and congelation ice, or from pancake ice.

    Sea ice

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