Gel (disambiguation)

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A gel is a complex solid but fluid substance with liquid-like properties.

Gel may also refer to:

Personal care[edit]

Pharmaceutics and physical chemistry[edit]

  • Gel capsule (gel cap), a gelatinous capsule in which a drug is held
  • Sol-gel, a colloidal suspension that can be gelled to form a solid
  • Hydrogel or Aquagel, a water-insoluble polymer
  • Xerogel, a dried gel that, when heated, becomes a dense glass
    • Aerogel, a gel that has been dehydrated under supercritical conditions such that the liquid has been replaced with gas



  • Color gel, a transparent colored material used to shade stage lighting
  • Gel, a fictional character from The Tribe (1999–2003) played by Vicky Rodewyk
  • Gel, an enemy from The Legend of Zelda series
  • "Gel", a song by Collective Soul from their 1995 self-titled album

Popular culture[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • GEL, Georgian Lari, official currency in Georgia
  • Gël, a city in Armenia, now called Lichk
  • Gel battery is a rechargeable valve regulated lead-acid battery with a gelified electrolyte
  • Silica gel, a granular, porous form of silica made synthetically from sodium silicate
  • Opal, a mineraloid gel often used as a gemstone
  • Gel (dessert), a dessert made with sweetened and flavored gelatin

See also[edit]