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clot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclotclot1 /klɒt $ klɑːt/ verb (clotted, clotting) [intransitive, transitive]  THICK LIQUIDif a liquid such as blood or milk clots, or if something clots it, it becomes thicker and more solid clotted cream→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
clotSome types of snake venom prevent blood from clotting.Ireland had became a wound that would not clot.To obtain serum, we permit the blood to clot and then separate the clot from the residual serum.Blood had clotted on the cuts on his back and on his arms.The stag's eyes were rolled back and its nostrils were clotted with blood.
clotclot2 noun [countable]  1 THICK LIQUIDa thick almost solid mass formed when blood or milk dries He developed a blood clot on his brain and died.2 STUPID/NOT SENSIBLE British English informal a stupid person
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clotBlood fills the space and clots, capillaries grow into the clot and form granulation tissue.Neurosurgeons have successfully moved a blood clot from her brain and are keeping a close watch on her.These are more clot specific than streptokinase.To obtain serum, we permit the blood to clot and then separate the clot from the residual serum.Some were hanging on the brambles and a few flat, wet clots were lying well out in open ground beyond the clump.blood clotThe blockage is usually caused by a blood clot forming in an artery already narrowed by fatty atheroma.But eight days later he developed a blood clot and died.This is the formation of a blood clot in a deep lying vein, which needs immediate medical treatment.Doctors were forced to amputate her right leg, but Jennifer died when a blood clot caused a pulmonary embolism.There was no blood clot in the heart or lungs.They wanted to know why doctors didn't notice a swelling, caused by the blood clot, for two days.
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Verb table
clot
Simple Form
Present
theyclot
itclots
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Past
it, theyclotted
Present perfect
theyhave clotted
ithas clotted
Past perfect
it, theyhad clotted
Future
it, theywill clot
Future perfect
it, theywill have clotted
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Continuous Form
Present
theyare clotting
itis clotting
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Past
theywere clotting
itwas clotting
Present perfect
theyhave been clotting
ithas been clotting
Past perfect
it, theyhad been clotting
Future
it, theywill be clotting
Future perfect
it, theywill have been clotting
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