from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An agent that causes a liquid or sol to coagulate.
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- n. A substance that causes coagulation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which produces coagulation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A substance that produces coagulation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an agent that produces coagulation
But Schulz warns our fear of being wrong is so strong it "acts as a kind of omnipurpose coagulant ... cooling our curiosity about the world."
An anti coagulant will promote bleeding, not stop it.
Because they want to cannibalize the unknown; to leave the chemicals, the furniture and, yes, the shrew behind; to make their way hi ho into the brush, whose weeds and lianas remain empty of the exhortations of Jesus Christ, whose roots and trunks have never felt the sappy coagulant candle-wax, whose steam rises solely from the exhalation of leaf and beast and man, and never from the bang of the Stanley engine.
He stood there for hours that night and stared into something he knew would make him a meaningless cipher in its light, make him ambiguous, coagulant dust in relationship to the size of a thing he could never comprehend, only quiver to imagine.
Ice, when ingested, becomes a coagulant and constricts our blood vessels and internal organs.
Prof. POTTER: Yeah, when a bedbug bites a person, they inject both an anti-coagulant, which allows the bug to extract blood from the human, and also sort of anesthetizing agent, which causes the bite to be painless, unlike say a flea bite, for example.
Rapp tore open a packet of coagulant powder and sprinkled as much of it into the wound as possible.
They were pumped so full of antibiotics and preservatives and anti-coagulant that their blood was a dark purple.
He requested 500 units of blood coagulant bandages.
If you are taking a blood thinner (anti-coagulant medication) such as Coumadin, Heparin or Lovenox, be sure to inform your doctor when the radiographic examination is scheduled so that arrangements can be made to stop the medications before the procedure (for Coumadin this may be as long as 2 or 3 days).