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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state; Curdle.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: Change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state; Curdle. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: That which has curdled, and is now in a thickened or solid state..

Usage examples (33)
  • This stops the bleeding and the blood will then coagulate or thicken into a scab.
  • Verb (used with object), verb (used without object) : Let the pudding stand two hours until it coagulates
  • Can't you accept, then, that I refuse to coagulate?
  • Apparatus to determine the temperature at which eggs coagulate for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''coagulate" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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