Clot Definition

klŏt
clots, clotted, clotting
noun
clots
A soft lump of earth, clay, etc.; clod.
Webster's New World
A soft, thickened area or lump formed on or within a liquid; specif., a lump produced by the natural thickening of certain proteins in the blood, as at the site of a wound (in full blood clot)
Webster's New World
A thick or jumbled mass or cluster; agglomeration.
Webster's New World
A compact group.
A clot of trucks blocking the tunnel's entrance.
American Heritage
A stupid or silly person; fool.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
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verb
clots, clotted, clotting
To thicken or form into a clot or clots; coagulate.
Webster's New World
To cause to form into a clot or clots.
American Heritage
To fill or cover with or as if with clots.
American Heritage
Antonyms:

Other Word Forms of Clot

Noun

Singular:
clot
Plural:
clots

Origin of Clot

  • Middle English from Old English clott lump

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • See clout.

    From Wiktionary

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