curdle
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkɜː.dəl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkɝ.dəl/
Verb

curdle (curdles, present participle curdling; past and past participle curdled)

  1. (ambitransitive) To form curds so that it no longer flows smoothly; to cause to form such curds. (usually said of milk)
    Too much lemon will curdle the milk in your tea.
  2. (ambitransitive) To clot or coagulate; to cause to congeal, such as through cold. (metaphorically of blood)
  3. (transitive) To cause a liquid to spoil and form clumps so that it no longer flows smoothly
Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: сгуща́ть



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