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Jelly vs. Gelatin

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  • Jelly (noun)

    A dessert made by boiling gelatine, sugar and some flavouring (often derived from fruit) and allowing it to set, known as "jello" in North America.

  • Jelly (noun)

    A clear or translucent fruit preserve, made from fruit juice and set using either naturally occurring, or added, pectin. Known as "jam" in Commonwealth English.

  • Jelly (noun)

    A savoury substance, derived from meat, that has the same texture as the dessert.

  • Jelly (noun)

    Any substance or object having the consistency of jelly.

    "calf's-foot jelly"

  • Jelly (noun)

    A jellyfish.

  • Jelly (noun)

    A pretty girl; a girlfriend.

  • Jelly (noun)

    A large backside, especially a woman's.

  • Jelly (noun)

    clipping of gelignite

  • Jelly (noun)

    A jelly shoe.

  • Jelly (noun)

    Blood.

  • Jelly (verb)

    To wiggle like jelly.

  • Jelly (verb)

    To make jelly.

  • Jelly (adjective)

    Jealous.

  • Gelatin (noun)

    A protein derived through partial hydrolysis of the collagen extracted from animal skin, bones, cartilage, ligaments, etc.

  • Gelatin (noun)

    An edible jelly made from this material.

  • Gelatin (noun)

    A thin, translucent membrane used as a filter for photography or for theatrical lighting effects.

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  • Jelly (noun)

    Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in a condition between liquid and solid; a stiffened solution of gelatin, gum, or the like.

  • Jelly (noun)

    The juice of fruits or meats boiled with sugar to an elastic consistence; as, currant jelly; calf's-foot jelly.

  • Jelly (verb)

    To become jelly; to come to the state or consistency of jelly.

  • Gelatin (noun)

    Animal jelly; glutinous material obtained from animal tissues by prolonged boiling. Specifically (Physiol. Chem.), a nitrogeneous colloid, not existing as such in the animal body, but formed by the hydrating action of boiling water on the collagen of various kinds of connective tissue (as tendons, bones, ligaments, etc.). Its distinguishing character is that of dissolving in hot water, and forming a jelly on cooling. It is an important ingredient of calf's-foot jelly, isinglass, glue, etc. It is used as food, but its nutritious qualities are of a low order.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Jelly (noun)

    a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit

  • Jelly (noun)

    an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods

  • Jelly (noun)

    a substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods

  • Jelly (verb)

    make into jelly;

    "jellify a liquid"

  • Gelatin (noun)

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

  • Gelatin (noun)

    an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods

  • Gelatin (noun)

    a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects

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