Gelatin - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒelətɪn|  American pronunciation of the word gelatin
Brit.  |ˈdʒɛlətɪn|  British pronunciation of the word gelatin

noun

- a colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin (syn: gelatine)
- an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods (syn: jelly)
- a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects (syn: gel)

Examples

a gelatin dessert made in a mold

glycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman