gelatinous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj gelatinous thick like gelatin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: People of Salt Lake City eat the most lime-flavoured gelatin Jell-O in the United States
    • a Gelatinous Of the nature and consistence of gelatin or the jelly; resembling jelly; viscous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Many wonder what the difference is between jelly, preserves, jam, and marmalade. In all cases, jelly is the common denominator. Jelly is fruit juice with added sugar, cooled and congealed, usually by the addition of gelatin or pectin. Preserves preserve the largest percentage of the original fruit, containing whole chunks of it in addition to jelly. Jam is jelly plus fruit pulp. Marmalade has bits of fruit and the rinds in a jelly. Although the orange variety is most common, it is often made from other citrus fruits. Spread either of the four on toast, add a nice cup of tea, and you have one sweet treat.
    • gelatinous Of, pertaining to, or consisting of gelatin; of the nature or consistence of gelatin; resembling jelly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gelatinous resembling or formed into jelly
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. gélatineux,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—It. gelatina, gelata, jelly.

Usage

In literature:

Long boiling would make glue or gelatine of them.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
Chemically considered the human body is one individual whole, its characteristic chemical basis being gelatine.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
The base of the bracteoid sepal is filled with a gelatinous, sweet, transparent, unicoloured .5 fluid.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
If gas or oil is used a firelight effect can be obtained by slipping amber gelatine screens in front of the lamps.
"Why the Chimes Rang: A Play in One Act" by Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden
Four eggs; one pint of milk; one cup of sugar; a saltspoonful of salt; a teaspoonful of lemon or vanilla; a third of a box of gelatine.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
With the point of the knife cut out the gelatinous portion near the eye, and serve to those who desire it.
"Carving and Serving" by Mrs. D. A. Lincoln
Gelatine cracks on being pulled off?
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887" by Various
The gelatine did not, however, explode, the only report being that of the detonator.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 620, November 19,1887" by Various
As it swells and forms a thick gelatinous mass, it must from time to time be well agitated.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
It is the presence of the gelatin that gives plates a yellowish hue.
"General Science" by Bertha M. Clark
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In news:

Kosher/alal Gummi Bears (made without pork-based gelatin) for sale to Jews and Muslims.
YOU MUST MAKE GELATIN AS HELLION FRONTS AND VEGANS ARE AGAINST IT RAISE DEAD ON PLANET GELATIN.
Sixteen dollars, more or less, will buy you a gelatin dessert mold in the shape of Elizabeth II's head.
It was this day in history in 1897 that Jell-O gelatin was introduced.
1 envelope unflavored gelatin (2 1/2 teaspoons).
Spoon over chilled cranberry sauce-gelatin layer in mold or dish.
But like childhood itself, the spongy confection of egg whites, sugar and gelatin is often relegated to happy memory as the years progress.
FRUIT and GELATIN SNOWBALL SALAD.
"Georgia O'Keeffe" by Laura Gilpin, 1953, gelatin silver print.
These may look like fresh orange wedges, but they're actually "jigglers" made of fresh orange juice and unflavored gelatin, served in hallowed out orange peels.
Grete Stern's gelatin silver print Sueño No.
3-ounce box of lemon-flavor gelatin.
1 3 ounce package strawberry gelatin.
2 envelopes envelopes unflavored gelatin (4 1/2 teaspoons).
Photo provided by ButterballEasy No-Bake Pumpkin Pie is made with canned pumpkin, unflavored gelatin and sweetened condensed milk.
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In science:

Pions from the Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility LAMPF bombarded a natural water target having the form of a thick gelatin disk. 16Ne was produced in the double-charge exchange reaction (π+ , π− ).
Discovery of the Isotopes with Z <= 10
The first was obtained by Oker-Blom for spherical sand grains set in gelatin, with results tabulated by Fricke .
Electrical conductivity of dispersions: from dry foams to dilute suspensions
In addition, the result for the IVH configuration is consistent with our previous polarized PLE observations on partially aligned SWNTs in a gelatin film,22 confirming the marked peak (*) in Fig. 2 is due to cross-polarized absorption.
Cross-polarized optical absorption of single-walled nanotubes probed by polarized photoluminescence excitation spectroscopy
By adding additional processing steps to harden the gelatin in additional samples, the transmission appears to be systematically improving closer to TDCG (λ) from Ref. 9.
Methods for evaluating the performance of volume phase holographic gratings for the VIRUS spectrograph array
These results imply that the amount of absorption in the gelatin is normal and that the previous processing methods resulted in excessive scatter in the DCG film.
Methods for evaluating the performance of volume phase holographic gratings for the VIRUS spectrograph array
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