verb (used without object), gelled, gel·ling.
Origin of gel
Related Words for gelledmaterialize, crystallize, fix, strengthen, reinforce, solidify, stabilize, clot, curdle, swell, congeal, condense, transpire, ensue, befall, arise, thicken, stiffen, set, finalize
Examples from the Web for gelled
Contemporary Examples of gelled
The quirky tenor of his voice, combined with his observant, mocking tone, gelled perfectly with the screwball proceedings.Why ‘Arrested Development’s’ Fourth Season Is a Bust: Contracts and More
May 28, 2013
Historical Examples of gelled
He'd shaved and gelled his hair back, and had put on a crisp military dress uniform with a row of campaign ribbons on the breast.Little Brother
In a second embodiment of this invention, 1,2-butylene oxide may be used in a gelled state.U.S. Patent 4,293,314: Gelled Fuel-Air Explosive
Bertram O. Stull
verb gels, gelling or gelled
Word Origin for gel
1899, as a chemical term, short for gelatin and perhaps influenced by jell. The invention of this word is credited to Scottish chemist Thomas Graham (1805-1869). Hair-styling sense is from 1958. The verb meaning "to become a gel" is attested by 1902; figurative sense is from 1958. Related: Gelled; gelling.