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congeal

To clot or coagulate.
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When dinner was done, and when what remained of the platters and what remained of the congealed gravy had been put back into what remained of the pie, which served as an economical investment for all miscellaneous savings, Riderhood filled the mug with beer and took a long drink.
But Dolokhov did not go away; he untied the handkerchief around his head, pulled it off, and showed the blood congealed on his hair.
His blood was too congealed to accelerate to the swift tidal flow of indignation.
Toward the north, on the contrary, till where it was bounded by the "Sea of Storms," it resembled a liquid surface agitated by a storm, of which the hills and hollows formed a succession of waves suddenly congealed. Over the whole of this, and in all directions, lay the luminous lines, all converging to the summit of Copernicus.
Fatbergs form like a snowball, as wet-wipes get flushed down toilets and fats, oil and grease congeal together to gradually form a hard mass.
Bosses at the utility said fat, oil and grease in liquid form may not appear to be harmful as they don't get stuck in the plughole, but, as they cool, they congeal, harden and stick to the inside of drains and sewers, which can cause drains to block and create flooding.
It takes about five to 10 minutes in a freezer or about 20 minutes in a fridge to congeal the mixture.
The company's LMP technology is based on its melt-spray congeal (MSC) processing and combines the benefits of lipid-based formulations (LBF) with the functionality of a multi-particulate dosage form in one unique offering.
With sequences by the animating Quay Brothers at their gooiest, this New York fantasy from writer-director Bradley Rust Gray ("The Exploding Girl") doesn't quite congeal, though it may outrage people who are unaware of gay teenagers or the grotesque possibilities of anatomically inclined special effects.
"A chemical reaction takes place with the cocaine that causes it to congeal and become a mess, so it's unusable," according to a police spokesperson quoted by Reuters.com.
Eventually, these influences would congeal into the smart but sleazy stew that is the Drunk Horse sound: One part Easy Rider, one part National Lampoon.
In frigid temperatures there is only a certain level of biodiesel mixture that can be used because it will congeal.