Definition of


  1. (noun, body) a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
  2. (verb, change) coalesce or unite in a mass
  3. (verb, change) turn into curds
  4. (verb, change) change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
  5. (verb, change) cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state

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Synonyms of Clot

clabber, clog, coagulate, coagulum, curdle

Alternate forms of Clot

Derivations: clot, clotting

Hyponyms: curdle, embolus, thrombus

Hypernyms: alter, ball, change, change state, chunk, clod, clump, coalesce, glob, lump, modify, turn

Origin of the word Clot

  1. O.E. clott, akin to Du. kloot "ball" (see clod). The verb, of fluids, is from 1591. more

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