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Meaning of CONGELATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con`ge*la"tion\, n. [F. cong['e]lation, L.
congelatio.]
1. The act or process of passing, or causing to pass, from a
   fluid to a solid state, as by the abstraction of heat; the
   act or process of freezing.

         The capillary tubes are obstructed either by outward
         compression or congelation of the fluid.
                                               --Arbuthnot.

2. The state of being congealed.

3. That which is congealed.

         Sugar plums . . . with a multitude of congelations
         in jellies of various colors.         --Taller.

 

 

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