Con`ge*la"tion (?), n. [F. congélation, L. congelatio.]

1.

The act or process of passing, or causing to pass, from a fluid to a solid state, as by the abstraction of heat; the act or process of freezing.

The capillary tubes are obstructed either by outward compression or congelation of the fluid.
Arbuthnot.

2.

The state of being congealed.

3.

That which is congealed.

Sugar plums . . . with a multitude of congelations in jellies of various colors.
Taller.

 

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