gelatinous gelatinous  /dʒə ˈlæ tə nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) thick like gelatin

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Usage(s):

  1. Next morning, he found that the rabbits' normally erect ears had flopped; the papaya enzyme had dissolved the gelatinous protein of their cartilage.
  2. When investigators looked inside for the phone, they found it attached to two copper detonators, which were connected to 10 kg of a gelatinous dynamite.
  3. Now they smile stupid gelatinous smiles at one another, even as high school passes them by.

News

  1. Loggerhead Turtles Use Visual Cues To Spot Gelatinous Prey

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from a team of American and Japanese researchers suggests that loggerhead turtles rely heavily on visual cues to spot gelatinous prey as they swim through the ocean. Using National Geographic Crittercams , which were mounted on the turtles, the researchers were able to watch video captured from just behind the turtle’s head that ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Turtles watch for, snack on gelatinous prey while swimming

    Loggerhead turtles use visual cues to find gelatinous prey to snack on as they swim in open waters, according to new research.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Plastic Bags Fool Turtles Into Hunting Them

    Turtles confuse plastic bags with jellyfish or other gelatinous snacks. Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Discovery News

Quotes

  1. Jack said: "The first year is kind of a gelatinous period but he's starting to get a personality now. At first, Sam was like, 'Ugh, I don't want this thing around me!' But now he's starting to say, 'OK, there's something I can work with here. I can...
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: Jack Black Source: Bild.de

  2. There's a "King of the Hill" episode built around it, and Garrison Keillor described it as "a repulsive gelatinous fishlike dish that tasted of soap and gave off an odor that would gag a goat" in "Lake Wobegon Days."
    on Dec 20, 2006 By: Garrison Keillor Source: Ann Arbor News

  3. "Initially I liked the idea that humanity was so devolved that it had visually changed," says Stanton, who imagined a "Planet of the Apes"-style reveal at the end. "I thought it would be funny to see gelatinous people with eyes like...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Andrew Stanton Source: Variety

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