verb (used with or without object), co·ag·u·lat·ed, co·ag·u·lat·ing.
Origin of coagulate
Synonyms for coagulate
Related Words for coagulateconsolidate, thicken, set, jelly, concrete, inspissate, curdle, dry, condense, harden, coalesce, compact, concentrate, solidify, congeal, gelatinize, jell, jellify, clabber, gel
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Historical Examples of coagulate
The disintegrated mass of rabbits commenced, as it were, to solidify, to coagulate.The Octopus
If the stock is not reduced and more jelly is desired, unflavored gelatine may be dissolved and added to coagulate the liquid.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Rennet is added to the milk to coagulate it, and then the curd, from which nearly all the water is removed, is allowed to ripen.
That protein is present in both the yolk and the white is apparent from the fact that they coagulate when heat is applied.
With the temperature at the right point, rennet is added to coagulate the milk, or form the curd.
noun (kəʊˈæɡjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
Word Origin for coagulate
early 15c., from Latin coagulatus, past participle of coagulare "to cause to curdle," from cogere "to curdle, collect" (see cogent). Earlier coagule, c.1400, from Middle French coaguler. Related: Coagulated; coagulating.