Definition of congelation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkɒndʒəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun]
The process of congealing or the state of being congealed: the component of metals that causes their congelation
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  • Preliminary experiments showed that congelation in these conditions did not affect the phosphatase activity.
  • Unlike the congelation process, sheet ice formed from consolidated pancakes has a rough bottom surface.
  • Gemmes, what are they, but gums or the accretions or congelations of brighter water and earth?


Late Middle English: from Latin congelatio(n-), from the verb congelare 'freeze together' (see congeal).

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