congealment

congealment
noun act of hardening, coagulation, cohesion, compactness, concreteness, concretion, condensation, congelation, consistence, consolidation, crystallization, gelatinization, gelling, hardness, impenetrability, impermeability, incompressibility, indivisibility, jellification, petrification, precipitation, solidification, solidity, solidness, thickening, thickness

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  • Congealment — Con*geal ment, n. 1. The act or the process of congealing; congeliation. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is formed by congelation; a clot. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Wash the congealment from your wounds. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congealment — noun see congeal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • congealment — See congealable. * * * …   Universalium

  • congealment — noun a) The act of congealing b) Something that has congealed; a clot …   Wiktionary

  • congealment — con geal·ment || mÉ™nt n. coagulation; process of solidifying or becoming rigid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • congealment — con·geal·ment …   English syllables

  • congealment — noun the process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing • Syn: ↑congelation • Derivationally related forms: ↑congeal (for: ↑congelation) • Hypernyms: ↑hardening, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • congeal — verb Etymology: Middle English congelen, from Middle French congeler, from Latin congelare, from com + gelare to freeze more at cold Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to change from a fluid to a solid state by or as if by cold 2. to make… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pillow structure — Pillow lava are pillow shaped structures sometimes seen in lavas and are attributed to the congealment of lava under water, or subaqeous extrusion. A pillow structure in certain extrusive igneous rock is characterized by discontinuous pillow… …   Wikipedia

  • congeal — congealable, adj. congealability, congealableness, n. congealedness, n. congealer, n. congealment, n. /keuhn jeel /, v.t., v.i. 1. to change from a soft or fluid state to a rigid or solid state, as by cooling or freezing: The fat congealed on the …   Universalium

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