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coagulate (v.)

early 15c., "to clot, congeal, become curdled, change from a liquid into a thickened mass; to make to clot," from Latin coagulatus, past participle of coagulare "to cause to curdle," from cogere "to curdle, collect" (see cogent). The earlier verb was coagule, c. 1400, from Old French coaguler and directly from Latin. Related: Coagulated; coagulating.

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Definitions of coagulate
1
coagulate (v.)
change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state;
coagulated blood
Synonyms: clot
coagulate (v.)
cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state;
Synonyms: clot
2
coagulate (adj.)
transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass;
coagulated blood
Synonyms: coagulated / curdled / grumous / grumose
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