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Definition of "coagulant" [co•ag•u•lant]

  • An agent that causes a liquid or sol to coagulate. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coagulant" in a sentence
  • "But Schulz warns our fear of being wrong is so strong it "acts as a kind of omnipurpose coagulant ... cooling our curiosity about the world.""
  • "An anti coagulant will promote bleeding, not stop it."
  • "Because they want to cannibalize the unknown; to leave the chemicals, the furniture and, yes, the shrew behind; to make their way hi ho into the brush, whose weeds and lianas remain empty of the exhortations of Jesus Christ, whose roots and trunks have never felt the sappy coagulant candle-wax, whose steam rises solely from the exhalation of leaf and beast and man, and never from the bang of the Stanley engine."