coagulate

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin coāgulō (I curdle), from coāgulum (a means of curdling, rennet), from cōgō (bring together, gather, collect), from co- (together) + agō (do, make, drive).

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coagulate (third-person singular simple present coagulates, present participle coagulating, simple past and past participle coagulated)

  1. (intransitive) To become congealed; to convert from a liquid to a semisolid mass.
    In cheese making, milk coagulates into curds that become cheese.
  2. (transitive) To cause to congeal.
    Rennet coagulates milk; heat coagulates the white of an egg.
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coagulate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Coagulated.

Etymology 2[edit]

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coagulate (plural coagulates)

  1. A mass formed by means of coagulation.
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coagulate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of coagulare
  2. second-person plural imperative of coagulare
  3. feminine plural of coagulato

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coāgulāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of coāgulō