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gelatinize

 [jĕ-lat´ĭ-nīz]
1. to convert into gelatin.
2. to become converted into gelatin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ge·lat·i·nize

(jĕ-lat'i-nīz),
1. To convert into gelatin.
2. To become gelatinous.
Synonym(s): gelate
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ge·lat·i·nize

(jĕ-lat'i-nīz)
1. To convert into gelatin.
2. To become gelatinous.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The TPS continuous phase is also attributed to adequate processing parameters such as shear, pressure and temperature to fully gelatinize the starch [23].
In 1888, Alfred Nobel took smokeless powder production to a new plateau by using nitroglycerin to gelatinize nitrocellulose, thereby producing a new commercial smokeless powder named "Ballistite." The effect of the nitroglycerin was to increase the energy of the powder.
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1 % (w/v) of tapioca slurry was prepared using citrate phosphate buffer solution and then boiled in the water bath with continuously agitated for 1 hr to gelatinize the starch before further use.
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This is important for the overall quality of the fruit product, since the lower temperature needed to gelatinize the starch helps to preserve fruit integrity.