coagulator


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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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Noun1.coagulator - an agent that produces coagulation
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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