jelly

Definitions:

  • A soft, semisolid food substance with a resilient consistency, made by the setting of a liquid containing pectin or gelatin or by the addition of gelatin to a liquid, especially such a substance made of fruit juice containing pectin boiled with sugar.
  • Something, such as a petroleum ointment, having the consistency of a soft, semisolid food substance.
  • A shapeless, pulpy mass.
  • Something, such as a body part, that has suddenly become limp or enervated.
  • A jellyfish.
  • A jelly sandal.
  • To cause to have the consistency of jelly.
  • To acquire the consistency of jelly.
  • Excellent of its kind; worthy.
  • A jellyfish, as <em>Aurelia</em> or <em>Cyanea.</em>
  • A viscous or glutinous substance obtained by solution of gelatinous matter, animal or vegetable; hence, any substance of semisolid consistence.
  • The thickened juice of fruit, or any gelatinous substance, prepared for food: as, currant or guava <em>jelly</em>; calf's-foot <em>jelly</em>; meat <em>jelly.</em>
  • A mixture of gelatin and glycerin, used as a medium for mounting microscopic objects.
  • To make a jelly of; reduce to the consistence of jelly.
  • To solidify or congeal; become a jelly.
  • Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in a condition between liquid and solid; a stiffened solution of gelatin, gum, or the like.
  • The juice of fruits or meats boiled with sugar to an elastic consistence
  • a bag through which the material for jelly is strained.
  • a mold for forming jelly in ornamental shapes.
  • Australian name of an edible seaweed (<spn>Eucheuma speciosum</spn>), from which an excellent jelly is made.
  • an explosive, composed of nitroglycerin and collodion cotton; -- so called from its resemblance to calf's-foot jelly.
  • To become jelly; to come to the state or consistency of jelly.
  • A <xref>dessert</xref> made by boiling <xref>gelatine</xref>, sugar and some flavouring (often derived from fruit) and allowing it to <xref>set</xref>
  • A clear or translucent fruit preserve, made from fruit juice and set using either naturally occurring, or added, <xref>pectin</xref>
  • Short for <xref>jellyfish</xref>.
  • A pretty <xref>girl</xref>; a <xref>girlfriend</xref>.
  • A large <xref>backside</xref>, especially a woman's.
  • Short for <xref>gelignite</xref>.
  • A <xref>jelly shoe</xref>.
  • To <xref>wiggle</xref> like jelly.
  • To make jelly.
  • <xref>Jealous</xref>.
  • any substance having the consistency of jelly or gelatin
  • an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
  • a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
  • make into jelly
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