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“congeal” in British English

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congealverb [ I ]

uk /kənˈdʒiːl/ us /kənˈdʒiːl/

to change from a liquid or soft state to a thick or solid state:

The blood had congealed in thick black clots.
congealed
adjective uk /kənˈdʒiːld/ us /kənˈdʒiːld/

congealed fat

(Definition of “congeal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“congeal” in American English

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congealverb [ I ]

us /kənˈdʒil/

to change from a liquid or soft state to a thick or solid state:

The grease in the frying pan congealed as it cooled.

(Definition of “congeal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)