gel·​ate ˈje-ˌlāt How to pronounce gelate (audio)
gelated; gelating

Examples of gelate in a Sentence

biomedical applications for substances that gelate in water

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gelate was in 1915

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Cite this Entry

“Gelate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


intransitive verb
gel·​ate ˈjel-ˌāt How to pronounce gelate (audio)
gelated; gelating
: gel
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