Gelled vs Gelded - What's the difference?

gelled | gelded |


As verbs the difference between gelled and gelded

is that gelled is (gel) while gelded is (geld).

As an adjective gelded is

castrated.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

gelled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (gel)

  • gel

    English

    (wikipedia gel)

    Etymology 1

    Coined by in the mid 19th century as a clipping of (gelatin), from (etyl)

    Noun

  • A semi-solid to almost solid colloid of a solid and a liquid, such as jelly, cheese or opal.
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  • Any gel intended for a particular cosmetic use, such as for styling the hair.
  • Derived terms
    * aerogel * hair gel * hydrogel * shower gel * silica gel * xerogel
    See also
    For more information on classification of colloids, see Wikipedia article on (colloid)s

    Verb

    (gell)
  • To apply (cosmetic) gel to (the hair, etc).
  • To become a gel.
  • To develop a rapport.
  • See also

    * aerosol * colloid * emulsion * foam * sol

    Etymology 2

    Imitative of upper-class British pronunciation of (girl).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British) A girl.
  • Anagrams

    * English heteronyms ----

    gelded

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (geld)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Castrated.
  • * 1526 , (William Tyndale), trans. Bible , Acts VIII:
  • The gelded man answered Philip and sayde: I praye the off whom speaketh the prophet this?