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Gelatine vs. Isinglass

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Gelatinenoun

Same as Gelatin.

Isinglassnoun

A form of gelatine obtained from the air bladder of the sturgeon and certain other fish, used as an adhesive and as a clarifying agent for wine and beer.

Gelatinenoun

a colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin

Isinglassnoun

A thin, transparent sheet of mica (probably from its similarity to true isinglass).

Isinglassnoun

A semitransparent, whitish, and very pure form of gelatin, chiefly prepared from the sounds or air bladders of various species of sturgeons (as the Acipenser huso) found in the rivers of Western Russia. It used for making jellies, as a clarifier, etc. Cheaper forms of gelatin are not unfrequently so called. Called also fish glue.

Isinglassnoun

A popular name for mica, especially when in thin sheets.

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Isinglassnoun

any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity

Isinglassnoun

a kind of gelatin obtained from fish, especially sturgeon, and used in making jellies, glue, etc. and for fining real ale.

Isinglassnoun

mica or a similar material in thin transparent sheets.

Isinglass

Isinglass () is a substance obtained from the dried swim bladders of fish. It is a form of collagen used mainly for the clarification or fining of some beer and wine.

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