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gel:

see colloidcolloid
[Gr.,=gluelike], a mixture in which one substance is divided into minute particles (called colloidal particles) and dispersed throughout a second substance. The mixture is also called a colloidal system, colloidal solution, or colloidal dispersion.
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gel

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(chemistry)
A two-phase colloidal system consisting of a solid and a liquid in more solid form than a sol.

gel

A semisolid material, somewhat elastic, composed of matter in a colloidal state that does not dissolve; remains suspended in a solvent. Also see cement gel.
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Chicken or fish stock will jell when chilled but will not have the same firmness as those that are made using pork or beef.
Jell, discovers the pilgrim, means "to come to the consistency of jelly.
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Some fruits contain enough natural pectin to jell with nothing but sugar added.