verb (used with or without object), co·ag·u·lat·ed, co·ag·u·lat·ing.
- coagulation factor,
- coagulation necrosis,
Origin of coagulate
Examples from the Web for coagulate
It is more difficult to coagulate boiled milk with rennet than unboiled milk.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
Every inflammation yields an exudation which may coagulate when the coagulating ferment is added.
Heat in the steamer at 100° C. for one hour to coagulate all the proteid.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
The milk in each tray has to have a separate dose of the acid, so that each trayful will coagulate into a slab.Rubber|Edith A. Browne
The remarkable indisposition to coagulate is another character which distinguishes human milk from cows milk.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
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.