gellant

noun

gel·​lant ˈje-lənt How to pronounce gellant (audio)
: a substance used to produce gelling

Examples of gellant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The swelling of the gellant does a lot of the mixing for you. Rafil Kroll-Zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 5 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gellant was in 1956

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“Gellant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gellant. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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