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clot

noun [C] uk   /klɒt/ us    /klɑːt/

clot noun [C] (PIECE)

an almost solid piece of something: He had a blood clot removed from his brain.

clot noun [C] (PERSON)

UK old-fashioned informal a stupid person: Look what you've done, you clot!

clot

verb [I] uk   /klɒt/ us    /klɑːt/ (-tt-)
to form clots: He was rushed into hospital because his blood wasn't clotting properly. an anti-clotting agent
Translations of “clot”
in Spanish coágulo, tonto…
in French caillot, imbécile…
in German der Klumpen, das Gerinnsel, der Depp…
in Chinese (Traditional) 塊, 凝塊…
in Russian сгусток, болван…
in Turkish pıhtı, kan pıhtısı, salak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 块, 凝块…
in Polish skrzep, tępak…
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