Definition of congeal
congealmentplay \kən-ˈjēl-mənt\ noun
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
Recent Examples of congeal from the Web
A world away in China and Southeast Asia, blood from pigs, ducks and yaks is a mainstay in soups and stocks, like Filipino dish dinuguan, or congealed into cubes in Bun Bo Hue from Vietnam.
When the disk’s material cooled and congealed, the resulting planets all marched in line with the star’s equator.
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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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Definition of congeal for English Language Learners
of a liquid : to become thick or solid
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