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co·ag·u·late

 (kō-ăg′yə-lāt′)
v. co·ag·u·lat·ed, co·ag·u·lat·ing, co·ag·u·lates
v.tr.
To cause transformation of (a liquid or sol, for example) into or as if into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass.
v.intr.
To become coagulated: As it cooled, the sauce began to coagulate.

[Middle English coagulaten, from Latin coāgulāre, coāgulāt-, from coāgulum, coagulator; see coagulum.]

co·ag′u·la·bil′i·ty n.
co·ag′u·la·ble, co·ag′u·la′tive (-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv) adj.
co·ag′u·la′tion n.
co·ag′u·la′tor n.
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coagulate

vb
1. (Chemistry) to cause (a fluid, such as blood) to change into a soft semisolid mass or (of such a fluid) to change into such a mass; clot; curdle
2. (Chemistry) chem to separate or cause to separate into distinct constituent phases
n
(Chemistry) the solid or semisolid substance produced by coagulation
[C16: from Latin coāgulāre to make (a liquid) curdle, from coāgulum rennet, from cōgere to drive together]
coˈagulable adj
coˌagulaˈbility n
coˌaguˈlation n
coagulative, coagulatory adj
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co•ag•u•late

(v. koʊˈæg yəˌleɪt; adj. -lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing,
adj. v.i., v.t.
1. to change from a fluid into a thickened mass; curdle; congeal.
2. (of blood) to form or cause to form a clot.
adj.
3. Obs. coagulated.
[1350–1400; Middle English: solidified < Latin coāgulātus, past participle of coāgulāre to curdle, derivative of coāgulum; see coagulum, -ate1]
co•ag`u•la′tion, n.
co•ag′u•la`tor, n.
co•ag′u•la•to`ry (-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) co•ag′u•la`tive (-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv) adj.
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co·ag·u·late

(kō-ăg′yə-lāt′)
To change a liquid into a solid or nearly solid mass: Exposure to air coagulates the blood.
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coagulate


Past participle: coagulated
Gerund: coagulating

Imperative
coagulate
coagulate
Present
I coagulate
you coagulate
he/she/it coagulates
we coagulate
you coagulate
they coagulate
Preterite
I coagulated
you coagulated
he/she/it coagulated
we coagulated
you coagulated
they coagulated
Present Continuous
I am coagulating
you are coagulating
he/she/it is coagulating
we are coagulating
you are coagulating
they are coagulating
Present Perfect
I have coagulated
you have coagulated
he/she/it has coagulated
we have coagulated
you have coagulated
they have coagulated
Past Continuous
I was coagulating
you were coagulating
he/she/it was coagulating
we were coagulating
you were coagulating
they were coagulating
Past Perfect
I had coagulated
you had coagulated
he/she/it had coagulated
we had coagulated
you had coagulated
they had coagulated
Future
I will coagulate
you will coagulate
he/she/it will coagulate
we will coagulate
you will coagulate
they will coagulate
Future Perfect
I will have coagulated
you will have coagulated
he/she/it will have coagulated
we will have coagulated
you will have coagulated
they will have coagulated
Future Continuous
I will be coagulating
you will be coagulating
he/she/it will be coagulating
we will be coagulating
you will be coagulating
they will be coagulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coagulating
you have been coagulating
he/she/it has been coagulating
we have been coagulating
you have been coagulating
they have been coagulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coagulating
you will have been coagulating
he/she/it will have been coagulating
we will have been coagulating
you will have been coagulating
they will have been coagulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coagulating
you had been coagulating
he/she/it had been coagulating
we had been coagulating
you had been coagulating
they had been coagulating
Conditional
I would coagulate
you would coagulate
he/she/it would coagulate
we would coagulate
you would coagulate
they would coagulate
Past Conditional
I would have coagulated
you would have coagulated
he/she/it would have coagulated
we would have coagulated
you would have coagulated
they would have coagulated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.coagulate - change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state; "coagulated blood"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
curdle - turn from a liquid to a solid mass; "his blood curdled"
2.coagulate - cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Adj.1.coagulate - transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass; "coagulated blood"; "curdled milk"; "grumous blood"
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
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coagulate

verb congeal, clot, thicken, curdle, jell The blood coagulates to stop wounds bleeding.
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coagulate

verb
To change or be changed from a liquid into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass:
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Translations

coagulate

[kəʊˈægjʊleɪt]
A. VTcoagular
B. VIcoagularse
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coagulate

[kəʊˈægjʊleɪt]
vtcoaguler
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coagulate

vi (blood)gerinnen, koagulieren (spec); (milk)dick werden; (jelly)fest werden; (paint)zähflüssig werden, eindicken
vt bloodgerinnen lassen; milkdick werden lassen; jellyfest werden lassen
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coagulate

[kəʊˈægjʊleɪt]
1. vtcoagulare
2. vicoagularsi
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co·ag·u·late

vt. coagular, formar un coágulo, coagularse.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

coagulate

vt, vi coagular(se)
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