Adjective "gelatinous" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having a jelly-like consistency.
  1. 'Try siphonophores, gelatinous animals that live in the deep sea, whose abundance is only now being measured by scientists in Monterey Bay, but may take the prize.'
  2. 'This lesion was brown, irregular in shape, and had a consistency that varied from gelatinous to firm.'
  3. 'Am I going to become the queen of the ant colony, all gigantic and gelatinous and pulsating, tended to by little worker drones because I've lost all of my appendages and therefore the ability to move?'
  4. 'The paste stood out amongst its neighbours on the platter, not for its taste, but for its bright pinkish colour and shiny, gelatinous consistency - a treat to some, but not my personal fave.'
  5. 'First of all, the flavours come from this weird, vaguely gelatinous mixture of jam, molasses and tobacco (apparently, the amounts of tar and nicotine are quite minimal).'
  6. 'The gelatinous pattern consists of numerous encapsulated organisms and little inflammation.'
  7. 'The taste was good, not too eggy, and I rather enjoyed the caramelized pond of syrup surrounding the mound of cream, though I found the latter to be slightly too gelatinous in texture.'
  8. 'For contrast, he used dried, powdered fish scales as a thickener in another dish, which ‘added collagen for a thin, shiny, gelatinous consistency.’'
  9. 'They don't use high fructose corn syrup, the nonfat yogurt is creamy and rich, not gelatinous, it has real identifiable pieces of fruit, and it just tastes darn good!'
  10. 'The cut surfaces of the lung were markedly hemorrhagic and had a gelatinous consistency.'
  11. 'All cyanobacteria are unicellular, though many grow in colonies or filaments, often surrounded by a gelatinous or mucilaginous sheath.'
  12. 'The neuromast organ consists of hair cells and support cells embedded in a gelatinous cupula.'
  13. 'In my experience, thick gelatinous cyst fluid is simply ‘old’ fluid with high protein content.'


1. having the nature of or resembling jelly, especially in consistency; jellylike.

2. pertaining to, containing, or consisting of gelatin.

More examples(as adjective)

"materials can be gelatinous."

"zooplanktons can be gelatinous."

"tears can be gelatinous."

"stuffs can be gelatinous."

"pouchetis can be gelatinous."

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