Meaning of “coagulate” in the English Dictionary

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"coagulate" in British English

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coagulateverb [ I or T ]

uk /kəʊˈæɡ.jə.leɪt/ us /koʊˈæɡ.jə.leɪt/

to change from liquid to a more solid state, or to cause something to do this:

The sauce coagulated as it cooled down.
The venom of this snake coagulates the blood.

(Definition of “coagulate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coagulate" in American English

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coagulateverb [ I/T ]

us /koʊˈæɡ·jəˌleɪt/

(of a liquid) to become or cause to become thicker so that it will not flow:

[ I ] When making cheese, enzymes are added to make the milk coagulate.

(Definition of “coagulate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)