gel

gel
/dʒɛl / (say jel)

noun
1. Physical Chemistry a semirigid colloid in which a liquid is dispersed within a solid, such as jelly, glue, or silica gel.
2. a cosmetic preparation with a gel-like consistency, such as a hair gel or a skin cleanser.
3. Photographygel film.
verb (gelled, gelling)
verb (i)
4. to form or become a gel.
5. to unite to form a cohesive whole: all the musical elements gelled to make a strong sound.
6. (of an idea, etc.) to become clearer or more fixed: gradually, the notion that a more sinister motive was involved began to gel.
verb (t)
7. to style (a hairdo) with the use of gel.
phrase
8. gel with, to agree with: an account that gels with mine.
{shortened form of gelatine}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • gel — gel …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • gel — [ ʒɛl ] n. m. • giel 1080; rare du XVIe au XIXe; lat. gelu 1 ♦ Temps de gelée. Persistance, rigueur du gel. « Un matin de gel, où les traîneaux glissaient » (Apollinaire). 2 ♦ Congélation des eaux (et de la vapeur d eau atmosphérique). ⇒ givre,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gel-1 —     gel 1     English meaning: “to curl; round, *gland, growth, ball, fathom, arm”     Deutsche Übersetzung: “ballen, sich ballen; Gerundetes, Kugeliges” etc     Material: evidence for the unadjusted root form are seldom and partly very doubtful …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • gel — GEL, geluri, s.n. (chim.) Substanţă coloidală cu consistenţă vâscoasă şi însuşiri specifice deopotrivă lichidelor şi solidelor. – Din fr. gel. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  GEL s. (chim.) 1. (pop.) piftie. 2. gel de silice =… …   Dicționar Român

  • Gel — [ge:l], das; s, e, ugs. auch: s: einer Creme ähnliches, fettfreies Mittel zur Körperpflege: bei Sonnenbrand hilft es, ein kühlendes Gel aufzutragen; hast du Gel in den Haaren? Zus.: Duschgel, Haargel. * * * Gel 〈n. 11; Chem.〉 gallertartige Lösung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gel — gèl s.m.inv. 1. TS chim. fase solida o semisolida di un colloide, formatasi per raffreddamento o per aggiunta di sostanze gelificanti 2a. CO sostanza gelatinosa impiegata nella fabbricazione di medicinali o cosmetici: un dopobarba in gel; anche… …   Dizionario italiano

  • gel — gȅl m <N mn ovi> DEFINICIJA kem. koloidna homogena tvar, ob. poluprozirna i želatinozne konzistencije koja se koristi za neke kozmetičke i higijenske proizvode [gel za učvršćivanje kose; zubna pasta u gelu; gel za brijanje] ETIMOLOGIJA njem …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • gel — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Jabón líquido usado para el aseo: Uso un gel de baño con olor a jazmín. 2. Área: química Mezcla de un líquido y una materia coloidal, muy utilizada en farmacia y cosmética: Muchos medicamentos se presentan… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • gel — [1] ► NOUN 1) a jelly like substance containing a cosmetic, medicinal, or other preparation. 2) Chemistry a semi solid colloidal suspension of a solid dispersed in a liquid. ► VERB (gelled, gelling) 1) Chemistry form into a gel. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • gel — /dʒɛl/ s.m. [da gel(atina )], invar. 1. (chim.) [fase semisolida di un sistema colloidale] ▶◀ gelo. 2. [sostanza colloidale usata per dare forma alla capigliatura e fissare la piega] ▶◀ gelatina, gommina. ‖ brillantina. ⇑ fissativo, fissatore …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • gel — (n.) 1899, as a chemical term, short for GELATIN (Cf. 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 …   Etymology dictionary


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