[ juh-lat-n-ahyz, jel-uh-tn- ]
/ dʒəˈlæt nˌaɪz, ˈdʒɛl ə tn- /
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verb (used with object), ge·lat·i·nized, ge·lat·i·niz·ing.
verb (used without object), ge·lat·i·nized, ge·lat·i·niz·ing.
to become gelatinous.
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Also gelatinate; especially British, ge·lat·i·nise .
OTHER WORDS FROM gelatinize
ge·lat·i·ni·za·tion, nounge·lat·i·niz·er, nounnon·ge·lat·i·niz·ing, adjectivesub·ge·lat·i·ni·za·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for gelatinize
Though the solution does not gelatinize, it preserves the property of gluing surfaces together when it dries.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for gelatinize
/ (dʒɪˈlætɪˌnaɪz) /
to make or become gelatinous
(tr) photog to coat (glass, paper, etc) with gelatine
Derived forms of gelatinizegelatinization or gelatinisation, noungelatinizer or gelatiniser, noun
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Medical definitions for gelatinize
[ jə-lăt′n-īz′, jĕl′ə-tn-īz′ ]
To convert into gelatin.
To become gelatinous.
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