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- n. The precipitation of suspended particles as they increase in size (by any of several physical or chemical processes)
- n. The process by which blood forms solid clots.
- n. Similar solidification of other materials (e.g. of tofu).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The change from a liquid to a thickened, curdlike, insoluble state, not by evaporation, but by some kind of chemical reaction. Coagulation is generally the change of an albuminous body into an insoluble modification.
- n. The substance or body formed by coagulation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of changing from a fluid to a thickened curd-like state, well exemplified by the clotting of blood; the state of being coagulated.
- n. The change from a fluid to a solid state, as in crystallization.
- n. A mass or quantity of coagulated matter; a curd; a clot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
coagulate + -ion (Wiktionary)