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gel

USAGE NOTE
In American English, this word is usually spelled "jell" in the senses shown in 3 and 4.
gel(
jehl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (substance)
a. el gel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You can buy detergent in liquid, gel, or powder form.Puedes comprar detergente en forma de líquido, gel o polvo.
2. (hair product)
a. el gel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This gel will hold your style in shape, whatever the weather.Este gel mantendrá la forma de tu peinado haga el tiempo que haga.
b. la gomina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
You've put too much gel in your hair.Te has puesto demasiada gomina en el pelo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to become jelly)
a. gelificarse
At temperatures below -23°C diesel fuel will begin to gel.A temperaturas por debajo de -23 °C, el diésel empezará a gelificarse.
4. (to take shape)
a. cuajar (plans or situation)
After a few sessions with the band, the album began to gel.Tras algunas sesiones con la banda, el álbum empezó a cuajar.
5. (to get along)
a. congeniar
We didn't gel with the new boss at all.No congeniamos para nada con el nuevo jefe.
b. sintonizar
The actors didn't quite gel together on screen.Los actores no llegaron a sintonizar bien en la pantalla.
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gel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (substance)
a. el gel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (for hair)
a. el gel moldeador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. la gomina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (liquid)
a. aglutinarse
4. (fig)
a. cuajar (ideas, plans, team)
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gel [dʒel]
noun
gel (m)
hair gel fijador (m)
intransitive verb
1 gelificarse
2 [+ideas, plans] encajar;with en
They have gelled very well with the rest of the side Taylor has long felt Shearer and Hirst are the most likely to gel Their partnership gelled and scriptwriting for television followed.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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