Coagulate vs Coagulable - What's the difference?

coagulate | coagulable |


As adjectives the difference between coagulate and coagulable

is that coagulate is (obsolete) coagulated while coagulable is that can be coagulated.

As a verb coagulate

is to become congealed; to convert from a liquid to a semisolid mass.

As a noun coagulate

is a mass formed by means of coagulation.

coagulate

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Verb

(coagulat)
  • To become congealed; to convert from a liquid to a semisolid mass.
  • In cheese making, milk coagulates into curds that become cheese.
  • To cause to congeal.
  • Rennet coagulates''' milk; heat '''coagulates the white of an egg.
    Antonyms
    * dissolve, melt
    Derived terms
    * coagulation * coagulant

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Coagulated.
  • * 1599 , , II. ii. 460:
  • roasted in wrath and fire, / And thus o'er-sized with coagulate gore,

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mass formed by means of coagulation.
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    coagulable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That can be coagulated.