Co*ag"u*late (?), a. [L. coagulatus, p. p. of coagulare to coagulate, fr. coagulum means of coagulation, fr. cogere, coactum, to drive together, coagulate. See Cogent.]





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Co*ag"u*late (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coagulated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Coagulating (?).]

To cause (a liquid) to change into a curdlike or semisolid state, not by evaporation but by some kind of chemical reaction; to curdle; as, rennet coagulates milk; heat coagulates the white of an egg.


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Co*ag"u*late, v. i.

To undergo coagulation.


Syn. -- To thicken; concrete; curdle; clot; congeal.


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