congeal definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To solidify by or just as if by freezing: "My aim . . . would be to use the Hill by violent storm before . . . opposition to spending slices congealed” ( David A. Stockman).
    • To coagulate; jell.
    • To grow difficult, stiff, or thick, from cold or other reasons; to be solid; to freeze; to cease to flow; to operate cold; to be chilled.
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to solidify or coagulate or even to undergo an activity likened to solidification or coagulation. See Synonyms at coagulate.
    • To change from a fluid to an excellent condition by cool; to freeze.
    • To influence just as if by freezing; to check on the circulation of, or trigger to operate cold; to chill.
  • verb:
    • To change from a liquid to solid state maybe by cool
    • To coagulate, make curdled or semi-solid as gel or jelly
    • In order to make rigid or immobile
    • to be congealed, solidify
    • become gelatinous
  • others:
    • To convert from a fluid to a great state, specifically through loss of heat, as water in freezing, or melted material or wax in air conditioning; freeze, stiffen, harden, tangible, or clot.
    • to test the movement of; cause to run cool; thicken.
    • to develop hard, stiff, or thick; pass from a fluid to a great state, particularly as an impact of cold; harden; frost.

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