Definitions

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

  • noun A substance that forms a gel with water.
  • noun The gel that is so formed.

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  • noun Any material that forms a colloid (especially a gel) when mixed with water
  • noun Such a material, made from agar, used to make dental impressions

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  • noun a substance that forms a gel with water

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Examples

  • The Brown Seaweeds produce a different kind of hydrocolloid, algin, which is a polymer of guluronic and mannuronic acids.

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  • He works with food scientists to develop new cooking techniques, enlisting a hydrocolloid manufacturer, for example, to identify compounds that let him infuse huge quantities of butter into mashed potatoes.

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  • Help Remedies bandages are made of a futuristic material called hydrocolloid.

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  • Help Remedies bandages are made of a futuristic material called hydrocolloid.

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  • Effect of hydrocolloid thickeners on the perception of savory flavors.

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  • Effect of hydrocolloid thickeners on the perception of savory flavors.

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  • The colloid from the seaweed, like agar referred to above, readily forms gels in hot water, and is thus referred to as a hydrocolloid.

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  • The type of hydrocolloid used depends on the pH of the beverage and the required stability and mouthfeel, with whey based beverages formulated using gellan fum (Kelcogel), pectin (Genu) or cellulose gum

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  • Speaking to FoodNavigator, Bruce Hein, positioning manager, marketing-EMEA for hydrocolloid supplier CP Kelco, said interest in whey-based drinks is increasing around the globe, be it in Eastern or Western Europe, or in Asia Pacific.

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  • About 100-120 high level hydrocolloid executives from all parts of the globe attend the conference.

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