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Meaning of GELATINATE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ge*lat"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gelatinated};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Gelatinating}.]
    To convert into gelatin, or into a substance resembling
    jelly.
    
    
  2. \Ge*lat"i*nate\, v. i.
    To be converted into gelatin, or into a substance like jelly.
    
          Lapis lazuli, if calcined, does not effervesce, but
          gelatinates with the mineral acids.      --Kirwan.
    
    
 

 

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