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coagulate

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adjective co·ag·u·late \-lət, -ˌlāt\

Definition of coagulate

archaic

  1. :  being clotted or congealed



14th Century

First Known Use of coagulate

14th century

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coagulate

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verb co·ag·u·late \kō-ˈa-gyə-ˌlāt\

Simple Definition of coagulate

  • : to become thick and partly solid

Full Definition of coagulate

co·ag·u·lat·edco·ag·u·lat·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cause to become viscous or thickened into a coherent mass :  curdle, clot

  3. 2 :  to gather together or form into a mass or group

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to become coagulated

co·ag·u·la·bil·i·ty play \kō-ˌa-gyə-lə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
co·ag·u·la·ble play \-ˈa-gyə-lə-bəl\ adjective
co·ag·u·la·tion play \-ˈlā-shən\ noun

Examples of coagulate

  1. The eggs coagulate when heated.

  2. The medicine helps coagulate blood.



Origin of coagulate

Latin coagulatus, past participle of coagulare to curdle, from coagulum curdling agent, from cogere to drive together — more at cogent


First Known Use: 15th century



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