HyperDic: coagulation

English > 1 sense of the word coagulation:
NOUNprocesscoagulation, curdling, clottingthe process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid / liquid
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English > coagulation: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid / liquid.
Synonymscurdling, clotting
Narrowerblood coagulation, blood clottingA process in which liquid blood is changed into a semisolid mass (a blood clot)
thermocoagulationcongealing tissue by heat (as by electric current)
Broadernatural process, natural action, action, activityA process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
Verbscoagulatechange from a liquid / liquid to a thickened or solid state
coagulatecause to change from a liquid / liquid to a solid or thickened state

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