coagulation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coagulation the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Coagulation The change from a liquid to a thickened, curdlike, insoluble state, not by evaporation, but by some kind of chemical reaction; as, the spontaneous coagulation of freshly drawn blood; the coagulation of milk by rennet, or acid, and the coagulation of egg albumin by heat. Coagulation is generally the change of an albuminous body into an insoluble modification.
    • Coagulation The substance or body formed by coagulation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coagulation The act of changing from a fluid to a thickened curd-like state, well exemplified by the clotting of blood; the state of being coagulated.
    • n coagulation The change from a fluid to a solid state, as in crystallization.
    • n coagulation A mass or quantity of coagulated matter; a curd; a clot.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. coagulatio,

Usage

In literature:

The white of the egg does not coagulate, but the yolk does, and this is the only part eaten.
"Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa" by David Livingstone
I should expect in hybrids that the cells would not show coagulated contents.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
The blood was coagulated and on the upper lip he found a circle of small pustules.
"Average Jones" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Fah., while the cerealine was still coagulated, and that bread containing bran, submitted to 212 deg.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 275" by Various
Collodion or albumen with an equal bulk of wood creosote makes a perfect mixture without coagulation.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 363, December 16, 1882" by Various
C. A gentle heat is quite sufficient to dry the albumen quickly; a greater heat would spoil it, as it would produce coagulation.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882" by Various
It is made from whole or partly skimmed cow's milk coagulated by means of rennet.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
After its extraction, it is coagulated by the heat in the water.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Boiling does not, as was formerly thought, destroy the power of coagulation in gelatine for at least some time.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
No coagulation will probably take place.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
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In poetry:

Behold my hair twisting and going black.
Behold my eyes turn tawny yellow
Negroid;
See the milk of northern spume
Coagulating and going black in my veins
Aromatic as frankincense.
"Tropic" by D H Lawrence

In news:

Roche, Technoclone Partner to Develop Coagulation Assays.
The new RadioLASE 3 generator enables dentists and oral surgeons to cut and coagulate soft tissues with extreme precision.
This allows for greater control than what's afforded by more typical frying methods, in which the bottom of the egg is left to brown and then is flipped over, coagulating part of the yolk, explained Mr Andrés.
The cotton-wool spots are coagulated exudates of plasma and fibrin.
He named the substance ' Vitamin K ' for the Danish word meaning 'coagulation'.
It regulates coagulation by helping to produce a protein used in blood clotting.
Father who, for religious reasons, tried to circumcise his four-year-old son on his kitchen floor with a carpet blade and a blood coagulant meant for horses.
Just before halftime, the Crocker boys' offense began coagulating.
The vinegar will help coagulate the cooking egg .
Analysis of Emerging Coagulation Tests and Strategic Profiles of Leading Suppliers.
A strip of gauze that contains a substance which coagulates blood on contact.
Thrombin Activity Propagates in Space During Blood Coagulation as an Excitation Wave.
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In science:

For instance, this operation has recently been shown to play an interesting role in applications involving coagulation/fragmentation phenomena as described in Pitman (2006) and Bertoin (2006).
Gamma Tilting Calculus for GGC and Dirichlet means with applications to Linnik processes and Occupation Time Laws for Randomly Skewed Bessel Processes and Bridges
Proposition 19 of Pitman (1999), in connection with coagulation phenomena, shows, with obvious rephrasing, that the law of Abr α,ξ , where ξ = Bβ ,1−β , corresponds to a Beta(α − αβ , αβ ) random variable.
Gamma Tilting Calculus for GGC and Dirichlet means with applications to Linnik processes and Occupation Time Laws for Randomly Skewed Bessel Processes and Bridges
Wilkinson ”Coagulation by random velocity fields as a Kramers problem”, Phys.
Concentration fluctuations of large Stokes number particles in a one-dimensional random velocity field
Poisson-Dirichlet distributions are fundamental ob jects in several areas of probability such as coagulation, fragmentation and random partitions (see for details).
A dynamical characterization of Poisson-Dirichlet distributions
These additional solid dusts helps to increase the dust coagulation speed and shorten the time needed to form cores of protoplanets.
Disk-Planet Interaction Simulations: (I) Baroclinic Generation of Vortensity and Non-Axisymmetric Rossby-Wave-Instability
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