congeal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English congelen, from Middle French congeler, from Latin congelare, cognate with Spanish congelar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

congeal (third-person singular simple present congeals, present participle congealing, simple past and past participle congealed)

  1. (transitive) To change from a liquid to solid state perhaps by cold
  2. (transitive) To coagulate, make curdled or semi-solid as gel or jelly
  3. (transitive) To make rigid or immobile
  4. (intransitive) To become congealed, solidify

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