clot Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “clot” in the English Dictionary

"clot" in British English

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clotnoun [C]

uk   /klɒt/  us   /klɑːt/

clot noun [C] (PIECE)

an ​almostsolidpiece of something: He had a blood clot ​removed from his ​brain.

clot noun [C] (PERSON)

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

clotverb [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
(Definition of clot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clot" in American English

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clotnoun [C]

 us   /klɑt/
a ​lump, esp. a ​lump of ​thickblood: Heart ​attacksoccur when a ​blood clot ​blocksvessels to the ​heart.

clotverb [I/T]

 us   /klɑt/
to ​becomethicker and more ​solid, or to ​cause a ​liquid to do this: [T] My ​hair was all clotted with ​dust and ​mud.
(Definition of clot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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