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congeal

Pronunciation: /kənˈdʒiːl/

Translation of congeal in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [ketchup/mustard] espesarse; [fat] solidificarse*, cuajar congealed blood sangre (feminine) coagulada
    Example sentences
    • John got up and began rummaging through the refrigerator, eventually seizing on a plate plied with pizza slices congealed into an amorphous lump that resembled a failed lasagna.
    • Although overall it was linear and limber, in places it congealed into colorful clots.
    • Another possibility, he speculated, was that lubricant has congealed into a buttery texture, preventing it from being evenly spread among the gear's moving parts.

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