Examples of curdle in a Sentence
Too much heat will make the custard curdle.
Too much heat will curdle the custard.
Recent Examples of curdle from the Web
Take great care that the mixture does not cook or curdle.
The process starts with curdling milk—converting it from liquid to solid.
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Origin and Etymology of curdle
frequentative of 2curd
First Known Use: 1590
CURDLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of curdle for English Language Learners
: to thicken and separate into liquids and solids : to form curds
CURDLE Defined for Kids
Definition of curdle for Students
: to thicken or cause to become thickened with or as if with curds The milk curdled.
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