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The egg white begins to coagulate at 134 degrees Fahrenheit, and it becomes white and jellylike at 160 degrees.

After boiling they show a jellylike, half transparent white, and a reddish yellow, and are exceedingly delicious.

Cautiously approaching him, I saw by his dull and jellylike eye that he was dead.

The blood is dark in color, fluid, or only clotted into soft, jellylike masses.

Matter is found in the air tubes which form gutters through the jellylike mass of the diseased lung.

This consists of two huge masses filled with a jellylike substance, below the spine, and separated by a narrow median septum.

Shortly after the tadpole wriggles out of the jellylike case and begins life outside the egg.

This apparently foamy, jellylike, transparent material is the only living substance in all the world.

If a tender, jellylike consistency is wanted, cook the egg below the boiling point of water.

It rippled and rose in the dark with the pulsing beat of the jellylike mass.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French gelee "a frost; jelly," noun use of fem. past participle of geler "congeal," from Latin gelare "to freeze," from gelu "frost" (see cold (adj.)).

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