(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Having a dense or viscous consistency: heavy, stodgy, thick. See SOLID.

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  • Gelatinous — Ge*lat i*nous, a. [Cf. F. g[ e]latineux.] Of the nature and consistence of gelatin or the jelly; resembling jelly; viscous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gelatinous — 1724, from GELATIN (Cf. gelatin) + OUS (Cf. ous); probably modeled on Fr. gélatineux. Related: Gelatinously; gelatinousness …   Etymology dictionary

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  • gelatinous — [jə lat′ n əs] adj. 1. of or containing gelatin 2. like gelatin or jelly; having the consistency of gelatin or jelly; viscous gelatinousness n …   English World dictionary

  • gelatinous — [[t]ʤɪlæ̱tɪnəs[/t]] ADJ Gelatinous substances or mixtures are wet and sticky. Pour a cup of the gelatinous mixture into the blender …   English dictionary

  • gelatinous — adjective Date: 1712 1. resembling gelatin or jelly ; viscous < a gelatinous precipitate > 2. of, relating to, or containing gelatin • gelatinously adverb • gelatinousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gelatinous — adjective stir over low heat until the mixture becomes gelatinous Syn: jellylike, glutinous, viscous, viscid, mucilaginous, sticky, gluey, gummy, slimy; informal gooey, gunky …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • gelatinous — gelatin (also gelatine) ► NOUN 1) a virtually colourless and tasteless water soluble protein prepared from collagen and used in food preparation, in photographic processing, and for making glue. 2) a high explosive consisting chiefly of a gel of… …   English terms dictionary

  • Gelatinous zooplankton — is the term used to describe the fragile animals that live in the water column in the ocean. They have very delicate bodies that are easily damaged or destroyed. [Lalli Parsons (2001)] Gelatinous zooplankton are often transparent. [Johnsen… …   Wikipedia

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  • gelatinous marrow — bone marrow that has lost its blood cells and its fat and has acquired a gelatinous appearance …   Medical dictionary

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