jel·ly /ˈʤɛlɪ/ 名詞
jel·ly n.; pl. Jellies
1. Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in a condition between liquid and solid; a stiffened solution of gelatin, gum, or the like.
2. The juice of fruits or meats boiled with sugar to an elastic consistence; as, currant jelly; calf's-foot jelly.
Jelly bag, a bag through which the material for jelly is strained.
Jelly mold, a mold for forming jelly in ornamental shapes.
Jelly plant Bot., Australian name of an edible seaweed (Eucheuma speciosum), from which an excellent jelly is made. --J. Smith.
Jelly powder, an explosive, composed of nitroglycerin and collodion cotton; -- so called from its resemblance to calf's-foot jelly.
Jel·ly, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jellied p. pr. & vb. n. Jellying.] To become jelly; to come to the state or consistency of jelly.
n 1: a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
2: an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and
used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
3: a substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods
v : make into jelly; "jellify a liquid" [syn: jellify]