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gelatinize

[ juh-lat-n-ahyz, jel-uh-tn- ]
/ d蕭蓹藞l忙t n藢a瑟z, 藞d蕭蓻l 蓹 tn- /
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verb (used with object), ge路lat路i路nized, ge路lat路i路niz路ing.
to make gelatinous.
to coat with gelatin, as paper.
verb (used without object), ge路lat路i路nized, ge路lat路i路niz路ing.
to become gelatinous.
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Also gelatinate; especially British, ge路lat路i路nise .

Origin of gelatinize

First recorded in 1800鈥10; gelatin + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM gelatinize

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British Dictionary definitions for gelatinize

gelatinize

gelatinise

/ (d蕭瑟藞l忙t瑟藢na瑟z) /

verb
to make or become gelatinous
(tr) photog to coat (glass, paper, etc) with gelatine

Derived forms of gelatinize

gelatinization or gelatinisation, noungelatinizer or gelatiniser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for gelatinize

gelatinize
[ j蓹-l膬tn-墨z鈥, j臅l蓹-tn-墨z鈥 ]

v.
To convert into gelatin.
To become gelatinous.
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