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gel

 [jel]
1. a colloid in which the solid disperse phase forms a network in combination with that of the fluid continuous phase, resulting in a viscous semirigid sol.
2. to form such a compound or any similar semi-solid material.

gel

(jel),
1. A jelly, or the solid or semisolid phase of a colloidal solution. Synonym(s): gelatum
2. To form a gel or jelly; to convert a sol into a gel.
[Mod. L. gelatum]

gel

(jel)
1. A jelly, or the solid or semisolid phase of a colloidal solution.
2. To form a gel or jelly; to convert a solution into a gel.
[Mod. L. gelatum]

gel

A largely liquid colloid, retained in a semisolid state by molecular chains, usually cross-linked.

gel

a semi-rigid COLLOID as distinct from the more liquid SOL.

gel

(jel)
1. A jelly, or the solid or semisolid phase of a colloidal solution.
2. To form a gel or jelly; to convert a sol into a gel.
[Mod. L. gelatum]
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Matayabas, 2004, Thermal Contact Resistance of Cured Gel Polymeric Thermal Interface Material, IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, Vol.
Gong, "Stimuli-responsive polymer gels and their application to chemomechanical systems," Progress in Polymer Science, vol.
Silver staining of native and denatured eucaryotic DNA in agarose gels. Anal Biochem 1987; 165: 33-7.
Poorly designed Maddock mixers are sources for two types of gels that can appear at a low and continuous level.
Based on the above analysis of rheological behavior, UPE-5 gel and UL-10 blending gels were used for gel-spinning at 150[degrees]C.
These gels are attractive for 3D dosimetry as they are relatively easy to prepare, yield reproducible results and are tissue equivalent over a wide range of photon energies.19
All of our staff have hand hygiene training and staff in wards and clinical areas all carry personal gel dispensers.
The new Hybrid Gel system, which can be seen in action at stand 6042 in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre at Adipec 2012, evolved from the company's ground-breaking Gel Lift System (GLS).