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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
jell
verb
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Because of their high pectin content, quinces jell much more quickly than almost any other fruit.
▪ But when the loose ends begin to jell, Smith is back on track with an interesting story.
▪ Plenty of talent on display, but the whole does not jell.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Jell

Jell \Jell\, v. i.

  1. To jelly. [Colloq.]

  2. To take on a more concrete or substantial form; -- of ideas, plans, programs, etc.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
jell

1830, American English, probably a back-formation of jelly (v.). Related: Jelled; jelling. Figurative sense is first attested 1908. Middle English had gelen "congeal," but it disappeared 15c.

Wiktionary
jell

n. a jelly or gel vb. To gel

WordNet
jell

v. become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme" [syn: set, congeal]

Wikipedia
Jell

Jell may refer to:

  • Gel, an apparently solid, jelly-like material
  • Gelatin dessert, also known as jelly, a sweet or savoury food gel

Usage examples of "jell".

Dunn, as likely as not, is making a cherry pie or currant jell or maybe a strawberry shortcake.

I went to school so it would be jelled for your snack when I got home.

Swedish rule came to an end soon after 936, and the next dynasty of kings of Denmark was connected not with Hedeby-Slesvig, but with Jelling in South Jutland.

Gorm was a pagan, and a wooden burial chamber was built in a huge mound at Jelling as a double grave, doubtless for him and his wife.

King Harald Bluetooth, with justifiable pride, stressed on the stone he set up at Jelling in commemoration of his parents, King Gorm and Queen Thyri, and in his own honour.

He was buried not in Jelling but in his own church of the Holy Trinity in Roskilde.

An example of rather crude and palisade-like construction is given by the grave chamber of the northern mound at Jelling, and remains of a stave building have been established under St Maria Minor in Lund, Skane.

The Greater Jelling rune-stone bears an inscription which shows that Harald regarded himself as responsible for introducing Christianity into Denmark.

Part of the attack was doping the last batch of fuel catalyzer with some sort of stuff that causes the fuel to jell.

The colours would jell, the tenants would come and at least he would see it complete.

We dragged along what supplies we could, dug a trench around our perimeter, poured in the couroq powder, added the jell and topped it off with all our copahu oil… and here we sat.

  We dragged along what supplies we could, dug a trench around our perimeter, poured in the couroq powder, added the jell and topped it off with all our copahu oil .

We dragged along what supplies we could, dug a trench around our perimeter, poured in the couroq powder, added the jell and topped it off with all our copahu oil .

Pineapples naturally contain a chemical substance that inhibits jelling.

It rained all day, which didn't matter as we were engaged indoors in the Athenaeum dining room, shooting the scene where Cibber's suspicions of his wife's canoodling jelled into inescapable certainty.