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English noun: gel

1. gel (substance) a colloid in a more solid form than a sol


Synonymscolloidal gel


Broader (hypernym)colloid


Narrower (hyponym)hydrogel

2. gel (artifact) a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects


Synonymsgelatin


Broader (hypernym)membrane


English verb: gel

1. gel (change) become a gel


SamplesThe solid, when heated, gelled.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change

2. gel (body) apply a styling gel to


SamplesShe mousses her hair.


ExamplesThey gel their hair


Synonymsmousse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)groom, neaten









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