(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 jelly; viscous.

(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. gilpa siclke.]

1. To castrate; to emasculate.

2. To deprive of anything essential.

Bereft and gelded of his patrimony.

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. 38).

(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.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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