Coagulant meaning

kō-ăgyə-lənt
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An agent that causes a liquid or sol to coagulate.
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A substance that brings about coagulation.
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An agent that causes a liquid or sol to coagulate.
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A substance that causes coagulation.

Magnesium sulfate is the coagulant used in making tofu. It causes the liquid soy milk to separate into solid tofu and water.

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Origin of coagulant

  • Latin coagulans, present participle

    From Wiktionary