clots, clotting, clotted
1) N-COUNT A clot is a sticky lump that forms when blood dries up or becomes thick.

He needed emergency surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.

2) VERB When blood clots, it becomes thick and forms a lump.

The patient's blood refused to clot...

[V-ing] Aspirin apparently thins the blood and inhibits clotting.

[V-ed] ...dark clotted blood.

English dictionary. 2008.


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  • clôt — clôt …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • clot — clot·bur; clot; clot·poll; clot·ta·ble; clot·ter; clot·ty; cy·clot·ic; cy·clot·o·my; de·clot; clot·ted·ness; …   English syllables

  • cloţ — CLOŢ, cloţuri, s.n. Spărtură, fragment dintr o cărămidă (mai ales de la demolări). – cf. germ. Klotz. Trimis de hai, 03.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  cloţ s. n., pl. clóţuri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  cloţ1, clóţuri …   Dicționar Român

  • Clot — (kl[o^]t), n. [OE. clot, clodde, clod; akin to D. kloot ball, G. kloss clod, dumpling, klotz block, Dan. klods, Sw. klot bowl, globe, klots block; cf. AS. cl[=a]te bur. Cf. {Clod}, n., {Clutter} to clot.] A concretion or coagulation; esp. a soft …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clot — ist der Name von André Clot (1909–2002), französischer Historiker und Publizist Clot steht für Clot (Film), Kurzfilm aus dem Jahr 2004 El Clot, Stadtteil von Barcelona Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • clot — [klät] n. [ME & OE: akin to Du kloot, ball, Ger klotz, a block: for IE base see CLIMB] 1. a soft lump of earth, clay, etc.; clod 2. a soft, thickened area or lump formed on or within a liquid [a blood clot] 3. a thick or jumbled mass or cluster;… …   English World dictionary

  • Clot — Clot, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clotted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clotting}.] To concrete, coagulate, or thicken, as soft or fluid matter by evaporation; to become a cot or clod. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clot — Clot, v. t. To form into a slimy mass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clot — (spr. klo), Antoine (Clot Bei), Mediziner, geb. 7. Nov. 1793 in Grenoble, gest. 28. Aug. 1868 in Marseille, studierte in Montpellier, war dann Arzt in Marseille und ging 1822 nach Ägypten. In Kairo errichtete er den Gesundheitsrat des Heeres und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Clot — Clot, Clotes Terme topographique. Originaire d un mot préroman, le clot est un endroit creux. La forme féminine clota (> Clotes) semble désigner une dépression plus grande, plus profonde …   Noms de famille

  • clot — [n] blockage, mass of coagulation array, batch, battery, body, bulk, bunch, bundle, clotting, clump, cluster, coagulum, coalescence, conglutination, consolidation, curd, curdling, embolism, embolus, glob, gob, group, grume, lump, occlusion,… …   New thesaurus

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