colloid in which the dispersed phase has combined with the continuous phase to produce a semisolid material as a jelly; a colloid formed by coagulation of a sol.
The initial jelly-like solid phase that develops during formation of a resin from a liquid. Also, a semi-solid system consisting of a network of solid aggregates in which liquid is held.
Any substance with a thick jelly-like consistency.
Compare with colloid. A gell is a sol in which the solid particles fuse or entangle to produce a rigid or semirigid mixture. For example, gelatin dissolved in water produces a sol of protein molecules. When the gelatin is cooked, the protein chains entangle and crosslink, forming a gel which is a mesh of solid protein with trapped pockets of liquid inside. Fruit jellies are also gels
1) Theatrical color filter used in conjunction with theatrical projection fixtures and spotlights. 2) Gelatin.
Colored material placed in front of a light source to alter its hue. Useful for correcting mismatches in lighting, as in scenes lit by both daylight and artificial light.
coloured filter, used to change the colour of light from a lantern. Originally made from gelatin (hence the name), nowadays gels are made of dyed polyester film. Also known as colour.
Generic name for color filter put in front of spotlights or floodlights to give the light beam a specific hue.
An inert polymer, usually made of agarose or polyacrylamide, used for separating macromolecules such as nucleic acids or proteins by electrophoresis.
A crossâ€“linked, insoluble material which can form in a hot melt applicator under extended thermal stress.
A general term used to describe a defect consisting of insoluble polymer causing a visible discontinuity in a film.
a crosslinked polymer which has absorbed a large amount of solvent. Crosslinked polymers usually swell a good deal when they absorb solvents. (see: crosslinking)
apply a styling gel to; "she mousses her hair"
To hold uniform hairstyles in place and to keep their hair out of their eyes, swimmers use a specially formulated waterproof hair gel.
something in your running shoe or your hair; both of which are supposed to make you run faster.