Definitions

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

  • intransitive verb To become firm or gelatinous; congeal.
  • intransitive verb To take shape or become clear; crystallize.
  • intransitive verb To cause to become firm or gelatinous.
  • intransitive verb To cause to take shape; make clear and definite; crystallize.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To assume the consistence of jelly.

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

  • intransitive verb colloq. To jelly.
  • intransitive verb To take on a more concrete or substantial form; -- of ideas, plans, programs, etc.

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

  • noun a jelly or gel
  • verb To gel

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

  • verb become gelatinous

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably back-formation from jelly.]

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