(Ge*lat`i*ni*za"tion) n. Same as Gelatination.
(Ge*lat"i*nize) v. t.
1. To convert into gelatin or jelly. Same as Gelatinate, v. t.
2. (Photog.) To coat, or otherwise treat, with gelatin.
(Ge*lat"i*nize) v. i. Same as Gelatinate, v. i.
(Ge*lat"i*nous) a. [Cf. F. gélatineux.] Of the nature and consistence of gelatin or the jelly; resembling
(Ge*la"tion) n. [L. gelatio a freezing, fr. gelare to freeze.] (Astron.) The process of becoming
solid by cooling; a cooling and solidifying.
(Geld) n. [AS. gild, gield, geld, tribute, payment, fr. gieldan to pay, render. See Yield.] Money; tribute; compensation; ransom.[Obs.]
This word occurs in old law books in composition, as in danegeld, or danegelt, a tax imposed by the
Danes; weregeld, compensation for the life of a man, etc.
(Geld) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gelded or Gelt ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gelding.] [Icel. gelda to castrate; akin
to Dan. gilde, Sw. gälla, and cf. AS. gilte a young sow, OHG. galt dry, not giving milk, G. gelt, Goth.
1. To castrate; to emasculate.
2. To deprive of anything essential.
Bereft and gelded of his patrimony.Shak.
3. To deprive of anything exceptionable; as, to geld a book, or a story; to expurgate. [Obs.] Dryden.
(Geld"a*ble) a. Capable of being gelded.
(Geld"a*ble), a. [From Geld money.] Liable to taxation. [Obs.] Burrill.
(Geld"er) n. One who gelds or castrates.
(Gel"der-rose) n. Same as Guelder-rose.
(Geld"ing) n. [Icel. gelding a gelding, akin to geldingr wether, eunuch, Sw. gälling gelding,
Dan. gilding eunuch. See Geld, v. t.] A castrated animal; usually applied to a horse, but formerly
used also of the human male.
They went down both into the water, Philip and the gelding, and Philip baptized him.Wyclif (Acts viii.
(Geld"ing), p. pr., a., & vb. n. from Geld, v. t.
(Gel"id) a. [L. gelidus, fr. gelu frost, cold. See Cold, and cf. Congeal, Gelatin, Jelly.] Cold; very
cold; frozen. "Gelid founts." Thompson.
(Ge*lid"i*ty) n. The state of being gelid.
(Gel"id*ly) adv. In a gelid manner; coldly.