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English definition of “gel”

gel

noun [U] uk   /dʒel/ us  
a thick, clear, liquid substance, especially one used on the hair or body: shower gel hair gelCare for the hair

gel

verb uk   /dʒel/ (-ll-) us  

gel verb (BECOME FIRM)

[I] (US also jell) to change from a liquid into a thick, soft solidPhysical and chemical processes [I] (US also jell) If an idea or situation gels, it starts to become more clear and fixed: The race issue gelled in the 1960s.Becoming and making stronger [I] (US also jell) If two or more people gel, they form a good relationship or become friends: The team really gelled during the first few games of the season.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone

gel verb (ON HAIR)

[T] to put gel on your hair: He had spiky, light brown hair, shaved at the sides and gelled on top.Hairdressing
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