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gelatinous

GELAT'INOUS, a. Of the nature and consistence of gelatin; resembling jelly; viscous; moderately stiff and cohesive.




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GELAT'INOUS, a. Of the nature and consistence of gelatin; resembling jelly; viscous; moderately stiff and cohesive.

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Ge*lat"i*nous
  1. Of the nature and consistence of gelatin or the jelly; resembling jelly; viscous.
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Gelatinous

GELAT'INOUS, adjective Of the nature and consistence of gelatin; resembling jelly; viscous; moderately stiff and cohesive.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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heel

HEEL, n. [L. calx; Gr. a tumor.]

1. The hind part of the foot, particularly of man; but it is applied also to the corresponding part of the feet of quadrupeds.

2. The whole foot.

The stag recalls his strength, his speed,

His winged heels--

3. The hind part of a shoe, either for man or beast.

4. The part of a stocking intended for the heel.

To be out at the heels, is to have on stockings that are worn out.

5. Something shaped like the human heel; a protuberance or knob.

6. The latter part; as, a bill was introduced into the legislature at the heel of the session.

7. A spur.

This horse understands the heel well.

8. The after end of a ship's keel; the lower end of the stern-post to which it is connected; also,the lower end of a mast.

To be at the heels, to pursue closely; to follow hard; also, to attend closely.

Hungry want is at my heels.

To show the heels, to flee; to run from.

To take to the heels, to flee; to betake to flight.

To lay by the heels, to fetter; to shackle; to confine.

To have the heels of, to outrun.

Neck and heels, the whole length of the body.

HEEL, v.i. To dance.

HEEL, v.t. To arm a cock.

1. To add a heel to; as, to heel a shoe.

HEEL v.i. To incline; to lean; as a ship; as, the ship heels a-port, or a star-board.

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