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clot



Pronunciation: (klot), [key]
n., v., clot•ted, clot•ting.


n.
1. a mass or lump.
2. a semisolid mass, as of coagulated blood.
3. a small compact group of individuals: a clot of sightseers massed at the entrance.
4. Brit. Informal.blockhead, dolt, clod.

v.i.
to form into clots; coagulate.

v.t.
1. to cause to clot.
2. to cover with clots: Carefully aimed snowballs clotted the house.
3. to cause to become blocked or obscured: to clot the book's narrative with too many characters.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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