Definitions

jelly

Jelly may refer to:

  • Gelatin, a translucent brittle solid substance, extracted from the collagen inside animals' connective tissue
    • Gelatin dessert, referred to as jelly in Britain and other countries, popular brands include Jell-O, Rowntree's and Hartley's, and Aeroplane
  • a type of Fruit preserves, in American English, specifically a clear fruit spread consisting of firmed fruit (or vegetable) juice made with pectin.
  • 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"

In confectionery:

  • Jelly bean, small and usually have a hard candy shell and gummy interior.
  • Jelly baby, a type of soft confectionery in the shape of 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

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