verb (used without object), clot·ted, clot·ting.
verb (used with object), clot·ted, clot·ting.
Origin of clot
Related Words for clotclump, lump, curdle, congeal, thicken, set, battery, cluster, array, thickness, bunch, group, gob, precipitate, body, glob, consolidation, bundle, bulk, occlusion
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Contemporary Examples of clot
The fear is that thinning the blood further might promote more bleeding rather than decrease the risk of clot enlargement.Good News for Hillary Clinton’s Health
January 1, 2013
Trauma to the leg or to the hips and pelvis might cause a clot, but we were not told of any leg injury.
Alternatively, is it possible that the clot in question is one in the lining of the brain that can form after head trauma.
Clinton was hospitalized to treat a ‘clot’ Sunday after a recent illness, fainting, and concussion.
And maybe her concussion was pretty bad, and she was dizzy and miserable and in bed a lot, and eventually the clot returned.
Historical Examples of clot
If you move about much you're likely to unsettle the clot and start it again.The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters
Charles Henry Lerrigo
It will, after a time, turn sour, separating like blood into clot and serum.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
A clot of mud caught the knight on the side of his bullet head.Long Will
When the clot has separated, it is picked out with a needle, leaving the serum.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd
In short, the play is one clot of blood from beginning to end.
verb clots, clotting or clotted
Word Origin for clot
early 15c., from clot (n.). Of fluids from 1590s. Related: Clotted; clotting.