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coagulate

co·ag·u·late

coagulate

 
pronunciation:
ko aeg y leIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: coagulated, coagulates, coagulating
definition: to cause (a liquid) to thicken into a semisolid mass.
Enzymes coagulate the milk in the cheese-making process.
synonyms:
congeal, curd, curdle, thicken
similar words:
clot, concrete, gelatinize, jell, jellify, jelly, solidify
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of a liquid, to become thicker; congeal.
Blood coagulates as the body attempts to heal its wound.
synonyms:
congeal, curd, curdle, thicken
similar words:
clot, concrete, gel, gelatinize, jell, jellify, jelly, set, solidify
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derivations: coagulable (adj.), coagulatory (adj.), coagulability (n.), coagulation (n.)