gelled gelled

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a colloid in a more solid form than a sol
  2. (n) a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
  3. (v) become a gel
  4. (v) apply a styling gel to

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His short, black hair is gelled carefully in place and his fashion sense is more eager-intern than Neuromancer.
  2. One of the hair-gelled boys teased the lad for wasting a perfectly good outfit on an effigy, telling him that he should have saved the clothes for himself.
  3. Gonzalez, 24, was an insurance underwriter in New Jersey last June: a nice kid with gelled hair, a college degree and no criminal record.

News

  • Rimes hits all right notes in latest album - Fri, 07 Jun 2013 PST

    LeAnn Rimes has appeared in tabloid headlines more often than the record charts the last few years. But don’t fault her music: Her last three albums have featured the best work of her career, and the new “Spitfire” tops them all. The onetime child star always had a powerful voice. She often picked good material, too. But it never gelled into a consistent creative direction.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

Quotes

  1. "He was a very good communicator, the way he gelled the troops, and he got the best out of some players," said Warne.
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Shane Warne Source: Sportinglife.co.za

  2. "Our regular season was fantastic," Ainge said before the game. "I never really put goals as to how many wins, but just how the team came together and how they gelled on and off the court."
    on May 14, 2008 By: Danny Ainge Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It's fun to win in enemy territory," said American captain Betsy King, who was a member of the last US team to win in Europe. "I can't say enough about our whole team. We gelled well."
    on Sep 9, 2005 By: Betsy King Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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