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Definition of curdle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they curdle
    he / she / it curdles
    past simple curdled
    -ing form curdling
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] curdle (something) when a liquid, especially milk, curdles or something curdles it, it separates into solid and liquid parts
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] curdle (something) if something curdles your blood or makes your blood curdle, it makes you extremely frightened or shocked see also blood-curdling
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