Simple Definition of congeal
of a liquid : to become thick or solid
Examples of congeal in a sentence
The gravy began to congeal in the pan.
<the surface of the pond congealed after several days of frigid temperatures>
Origin and Etymology of congeal
Middle English congelen, from Middle French congeler, from Latin congelare, from com- + gelare to freeze — more at cold
First Known Use: 14th century
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