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congelation


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Congelation  \Con`ge*la"tion\,  n.  [F.  cong['e]lation,  L. 
  congelatio.] 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  passing,  or  causing  to  pass,  from  a 
  fluid  to  a  solid  state,  as  by  the  abstraction  of  heat;  the 
  act  or  process  of  freezing. 
 
  The  capillary  tubes  are  obstructed  either  by  outward 
  compression  or  congelation  of  the  fluid. 
  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  congealed. 
 
  3.  That  which  is  congealed. 
 
  Sugar  plums  .  .  .  with  a  multitude  of  congelations 
  in  jellies  of  various  colors.  --Taller.