Meaning of gelatinization in English:



(also British gelatinisation)

See gelatinize

‘The calculation of the conductivity and the degree of starch gelatinization is outlined hereinafter.’
  • ‘By definition, gelatinization is a phenomena which takes place in the presence of heat and moisture.’
  • ‘The entire process is known as the gelatinisation of starch and is very important in cooking.’
  • ‘The gelatinization temperature is a temperature at which starch is gelatinized and maximum viscosity is observed.’
  • ‘The starch chains become swollen upon gelatinisation and can be attacked readily by hydrolytic enzymes, resulting in better digestibility of cooked starchy foods.’