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1. A thick, viscous, or coagulated mass or lump, as of blood.
2. A clump, mass, or lump, as of clay.
3. A compact group: a clot of trucks blocking the tunnel's entrance.
v. clot·ted, clot·ting, clots
To form into a clot or clots; coagulate: The blood clotted over the wound.
1. To cause to form into a clot or clots.
2. To fill or cover with or as if with clots.
[Middle English, from Old English clott, lump.]
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|Adj.||1.||clotted - thickened or coalesced in soft thick lumps (such as clogs or clots); "clotted blood"; "seeds clogged together"|
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
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