Word of the Week 3rd November 2014

Word of the Week 3rd November 2014

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Definition:

1. To become congealed; to convert from a liquid to a semisolid mass. In cheese making, milk coagulates into curds that become cheese; in a wound blood had coagulated round the edges of the gash.

2. To cause to congeal. Rennet coagulates milk; heat coagulates the white of an egg.

Synonyms: Congeal, Clot, Cake, Solidify, Thicken, Harden, Gel, Curdle, Stiffen, Set, Dry.