gelling gelling

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. Socially, we are in a difficult phase: some infrastructure, some of the basic things that were gelling the country together, have been trampled.
  2. This lapse might not have caused such a flap if it had not played into an image already gelling that Swift thought she deserved special treatment.
  3. Still, McCain's peninsular campaign seemed to be gelling at his raucous rally on the Florida International University campus.

News

  • Part of U.S. 22 in Weirton closed after chemical spill

    One lane of U.S. Route 22 in Weirton remains closed after a chemical spill. As of 5 p.m., one lane of U.S. 22 westbound between Three Springs Drive and Harmon Creek is closed. The Harmon Creek exit is also closed. Dispatchers received a report just after 3 p.m. that a 300-gallon container filled with the chemical HVG1 fell from a truck.  The chemical is a water-gelling material used for fracking ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: WTOV 9 Steubenville

Quotes

  1. "I think he's very versatile, a high basketball IQ, can pass, can shoot, length, catch, finish, he's extremely talented," Lakers guard Kobe Bryant said about Gasol. "It's a matter of us just gelling now. It's just putting it together. We've...
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Kobe Bryant Source: commercialappeal.com (subscription)

  2. "I think because you come in without any questions, you can come in knowing that Casey is our No. 1 guy," said Simon. "We don't have to worry about gelling with three quarterbacks. We can worry about gelling with one and being on the same...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Geroy Simon Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "Having it get that close, we might have lost that game two months ago," Brand said. "We're playing with a lot of poise and a lot of resolve and we are very confident right now. We're definitely gelling as a team, getting better each game. We...
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Elton Brand Source: Forbes

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