Congelation

Con`ge*la"tion

(?), n. [F. conglation, L. congelatio.] 1. The act or process of passing, or causing to pass, from a fluid to a solid state, as by the abstraction of heat; the act or process of freezing.
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The capillary tubes are obstructed either by outward compression or congelation of the fluid.
Arbuthnot.
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2. The state of being congealed.
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3. That which is congealed.
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Sugar plums . . . with a multitude of congelations in jellies of various colors.
Taller.
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