a chemical compound used in water clarifiers in aquaria. It causes fine particles to stick together such that they are more easily removed by the filter

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  • coagulant — coagulant, ante [ kɔagylɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. m. • 1827; p. prés. de coaguler ♦ Qui fait coaguler. N. m. (1845) La présure est un coagulant du lait. ⊗ CONTR. Anticoagulant. ● coagulant, coagulante adjectif coagulant nom masculin Qui a la propriété …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • coagulant — COAGULÁNT, Ă, coagulanţi, te, adj., s.m. (Substanţă, agent) care are proprietatea de a produce coagularea. [pr.: co a ] – Din fr. coagulant. Trimis de hai, 03.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  COAGULÁNT adj. (rar) închegător. (Agent coagulant.) Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Coagulant — Co*ag u*lant, n. [L. coagulans, p. pr.] That which produces coagulation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coagulant — can refer to: flocculation coagulation agent This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the int …   Wikipedia

  • coagulant — 1770, from L. coagulantem, prp. of coagulare (see COAGULATE (Cf. coagulate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • coagulant — ► NOUN ▪ a substance that causes coagulation …   English terms dictionary

  • coagulant — [kō ag′yo͞olənt, kō ag′yələnt] n. [L coagulans, prp. of coagulare: see COAGULATE] a substance that brings about coagulation …   English World dictionary

  • coagulant — /koh ag yeuh leuhnt/, n. a substance that produces or aids coagulation. Also, coagulator /koh ag yeuh lay teuhr/. [1760 70; < L coagulant (s. of coagulans, prp. of coagulare to COAGULATE), equiv. to coagul(um) COAGULUM + ant ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • coagulant — noun 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. Ant: anticoagulant …   Wiktionary

  • coagulant — koaguliantas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, sukelianti ar greitinanti koaguliaciją. atitikmenys: angl. coagulant rus. коагулянт; коагулятор …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • coagulant — noun Date: 1770 something that produces coagulation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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