1 a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
2 an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods [syn: gelatin]
3 a substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods v : make into jelly; "jellify a liquid" [syn: jellify] [also: jellied]
- a UK /dʒɛli/
- A dessert made by boiling gelatine, sugar and some flavouring (often derived from fruit) and allowing it to set
- a sweet gelatinous substance derived from fruit juices and
- 1945, Fannie Merritt Farmer and Wilma Lord Perkins revisor, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, Eighth edition - Perfect jelly is of appetizing flavor; beautifully colored and translucent; tender enough to cut easily with a spoon, yet firm enough to hold its shape when turned from the glass.
- 1975, Irma S. Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker, The Joy of Cooking 5th revision - Jelly has great clarity. Two cooking processes are involved. First, the juice alone is extracted from the fruit. Only that portion thin and clear enough to drip through a cloth is cooked with sugar until sufficiently firm to hold its shape. It is never stiff and never gummy.
- Jam that has been sieved to remove pieces of fruit before being allowed to set.
- Short for jellyfish.
- A large backside,
especially a woman's.
- Check out that girl shaking her jelly!
- Short for gelignite.
- 2001 Destiny's
- I shake my jelly at every chance
- When I whip with my hips you slip into a trance
- I shake my jelly at every chance
- 2001 -- George Dell: Dance Unto the Lord (page 94)http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN081420886X&id=63YsRAvOc2QC&pg=PA94&lpg=PA94&ots=sFEWyRjfyN&dq=%22shake+her+jelly%22&sig=OPyLSrF-UvgwADMyBi6eBRk8xT4
- At that Sister Samantha seemed to shake her jelly so that she sank back into her chair.
sweet gelatinous substance derived from fruit juices and pectin
- Czech: želé
- To wiggle like jelly.
- To make jelly.
Jelly may refer to:
- Fruit preserves, referred to as jelly in American English, though also called jam, clear fruit spread consisting of firmed fruit (or vegetable) juice made with pectin
- Gelatin, a
translucent brittle solid substance, extracted from the collagen
inside animals' connective tissue
- Gelatin dessert, popular brands include Jell-O, Rowntree's and Hartley's, and Aeroplane
- Aspic, a dish containing broth with gelatin, served cold
- Gel, a
colloidal system in which a porous network of interconnected
nanoparticles spans the volume of a liquid medium
- Salve, medical ointment
- Jellyfish, marine invertebrates of the class Scyphozoa
- Jelly fungus, the class Heterobasidiomycetes
- Jelly shoes, shoes made of a soft plastic, resembling sandals
- Naval jelly, phosphoric acid in a rust removing gel
- Petroleum jelly, a gel used as a topical ointment
- Royal jelly, made by bees and fed to the larvae to turn them into queen bees
- Temazepam, a powerful hypnotic drug, street name "Jellies"
- Jelly bean, small and usually have a hard candy shell and gummy interior.
- Jelly baby, a type of soft confectionery that look like little babies in a variety of colors
- Swedish Fish, a type of quasi-gummi chewy candies shaped like fish
- Gumdrop, brightly-colored gelatin- or pectin-based pieces, shaped like a truncated cone and coated in granulated sugar
jelly in German: Jelly
jelly in Norwegian: Gelé
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