coagulate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /kəʊˈæɡ.jʊ.leɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /koʊˈæɡ.jə.leɪt/
Verb

coagulate (coagulates, present participle coagulating; past and past participle coagulated)

  1. (intransitive) To become congealed; to convert from a liquid to a semisolid mass.
    In cheese making, milk coagulates into curds that become cheese.
  2. (transitive) To cause to congeal.
    Rennet coagulates milk; heat coagulates the white of an egg.
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coagulate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Coagulated.
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, II. ii. 460:
      roasted in wrath and fire, / And thus o'er-sized with coagulate gore,
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /kəʊˈæɡ.jʊ.lət/
  • (America) IPA: /koʊˈæɡ.jə.lət/
Noun

coagulate (plural coagulates)

  1. A mass formed by means of coagulation.
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