gelatinize

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gelatinize

[jə′lat·ən‚īz]
(engineering)
To coat or treat with a solution of gelatin.
(materials)
To convert into a gelatinous form or into a gel.
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Parboiled rice has been subjected to steam-pressure treatment prior to milling, which gelatinizes the starch within the rice kernel.
The mineral is insoluble, and gelatinizes in hot sulfuric or hydrochloric acids.
An advantage of the process of using 'superheated steam' precooking at 300 [degrees] C is that the starch completely gelatinizes and so is transformed into a product that is easy to cook and digest but still tastes like pasta.