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Definition of coagulate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

coagulate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kəʊˈæɡjuleɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈæɡjuleɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they coagulate
BrE BrE//kəʊˈæɡjuleɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈæɡjuleɪt//
 
he / she / it coagulates
BrE BrE//kəʊˈæɡjuleɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈæɡjuleɪts//
 
past simple coagulated
BrE BrE//kəʊˈæɡjuleɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈæɡjuleɪtɪd//
 
past participle coagulated
BrE BrE//kəʊˈæɡjuleɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈæɡjuleɪtɪd//
 
-ing form coagulating
BrE BrE//kəʊˈæɡjuleɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈæɡjuleɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] coagulate (something) if a liquid coagulates or something coagulates it, it becomes thick and partly solid synonym congeal Blood began to coagulate around the edges of the wound. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin coagulat- ‘curdled’, from the verb coagulare, from coagulum ‘rennet’.
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