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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clot  \Clot\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clotted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clotting}.] 
  To  concrete,  coagulate,  or  thicken,  as  soft  or  fluid  matter 
  by  evaporation;  to  become  a  cot  or  clod. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clot  \Clot\,  n.  [OE.  clot,  clodde,  clod;  akin  to  D.  kloot  ball, 
  G.  kloss  clod,  dumpling,  klotz  block,  Dan.  klods  Sw  klot 
  bowl,  globe,  klots  block;  cf  AS  cl[=a]te  bur.  Cf  {Clod}, 
  n.,  {Clutter}  to  clot.] 
  A  concretion  or  coagulation;  esp.  a  soft,  slimy,  coagulated 
  mass,  as  of  blood;  a  coagulum.  ``Clots  of  pory  gore.'' 
  --Addison. 
 
  Doth  bake  the  egg  into  clots  as  if  it  began  to  poach. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  Note:  Clod  and  clot  appear  to  be  radically  the  same  word  and 
  are  so  used  by  early  writers;  but  in  present  use  clod 
  is  applied  to  a  mass  of  earth  or  the  like  and  clot  to 
  a  concretion  or  coagulation  of  soft  matter. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clot  \Clot\,  v.  t. 
  To  form  into  a  slimy  mass. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clot 
  n  :  a  lump  of  material  formed  from  the  content  of  a  liquid  [syn: 
  {coagulum}] 
  v  1:  change  from  a  liquid  to  a  thickened  or  solid  state; 
  "coagulated  blood"  [syn:  {coagulate}] 
  2:  turn  into  curds,as  of  dairy  products;  "curdled  milk"  [syn:  {curdle}, 
  {clabber}]  [ant:  {homogenize}] 
  3:  coalesce  or  unite  in  a  mass;  "Blood  clots"  [syn:  {clog}] 




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