Definición de jelly en inglés:


Saltos de línea: jelly
Pronunciación: /ˈdʒɛli

sustantivo (plural jellies)

  • 1 [mass noun] chiefly British A fruit-flavoured dessert made by warming and then cooling a liquid containing gelatin or a similar setting agent in a mould or dish so that it sets into a semi-solid, somewhat elastic mass: [as modifier]: a jelly mould
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    • They made apple jelly with the apples from the orchard.
    • Tart lemon jelly and crumbly crumbles went very well together, I thought.
    • Pour the custard off and just eat the jelly.
  • 1.1A substance with a jelly-like consistency made with fruit or other ingredients as a condiment: roast pheasant with redcurrant jelly
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    • It came with a red pepper cassonade, crab ice cream and a sliver of passion fruit jelly.
    • For example, the process of creating jelly or jam from fruit was similar to pickling.
    • In this country port was as essential as redcurrant jelly, the two being combined in Francatelli's delicious sauce for venison.
  • 1.2A savoury preparation with a jelly-like consistency made by boiling meat and bones.
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    • There's hardly a bit of a pig you can't eat, from the head boiled up in a stewy soup to the trotters with their savoury jelly and morsels of meat.
    • It tasted like eating a hunk of quivering meat jelly.
    • Slow cooked, the sinew that makes meat tough becomes jelly.
  • 1.3Any jelly-like substance: petroleum jelly
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    • HIV positive women can use diaphragms and cervical caps for birth control, with spermicidal cream or jelly.
    • After peeling off outer skin, they polish it with castor oil, cactus jelly, curd, ghee and turmeric powder to make it smooth and slippery.
    • Spermicide comes as a foam, jelly, or cream, and kills sperm.
  • 2A small sweet made with gelatin: a box of fruit jellies
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    • The Blackburn-based company has bought the soft fruit jellies business of Penguin Confectionery in a £428,000 deal.
    • The jelly is contained in a dome-shaped plastic cup with a peel off foil lid.
    • It is entirely possible that the jelly sweet stuck to his finger while he wet his finger to shine the ball.
  • 2.1British informal A tablet of the drug Temazepam.
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    • Junkies die by injecting jellies into a vein, and they take it regularly as a come down from ecstasy or heroin.
    • There, it was speed and ecstasy, followed by Valium and jellies to come down.
  • 4British informal Gelignite.
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    • He later combined nitroglycerine with gun cotton to create a clear jelly, patented in 1867 as Blasting Gelatin.
    • But another reason for the raid was to test the use of Napon fire bombs containing a gasoline-based jelly.
  • 5 (jellies) Jelly shoes.

verbo (jellies, jellying, jellied)

[with object] (usually as adjective jellied) Volver al principio  
  • Set (food) as or in a jelly: jellied cranberry sauce jellied eels
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    • We make great jellied salads, and we're okay with calling them ‘salads’ even though there isn't one lick of lettuce in them.
    • Preserves are made of small, whole fruits or uniform-size pieces of fruits in a clear thick, slightly jellied syrup.
    • I started to sprinkle the pudding with some jellied candies, and happily hummed a song as I went about doing it.



verbo (jellifies, jellifying, jellified)
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  • And two of the individual tales, though hardly jellifying, are sufficiently well crafted to be memorably eerie.
  • This year, it seems, Adrià has become obsessed with jellifying ingredients, and with the sensuality of food.
  • Then dribble over a little warmed thick stock or aspic which will cool and jellify.


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  • Since the external appearance was clear, viscous, and jelly-like, this can be attributed to the presence of a cubic phase.
  • Gradually, the layer of sand at the bottom began to disappear, and the water became a thick, jelly-like substance.
  • Some type of unidentified green liquid is added to the mix, turning the liquid tofu into a jelly-like substance after several minutes.


late Middle English: from Old French gelee 'frost, jelly', from Latin gelata 'frozen', from gelare 'freeze', from gelu 'frost'.

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