Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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gel

1. A semisolid mass, resembling jelly, capable of deformation by heat or pressure. 2. A system of solid aggregates dispersed through a liquid carrier medium. 3. A non-flowing adhesive mass exhibiting strong cohesive forces having low shear strength. 4. See: GELATIN . (198 , 306 )




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