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clot

Pronunciation: /klɑːt; klɒt/

Translation of clot in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (of blood) coágulo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The infected cells stick together, forming clots in the fine blood vessels of the brain.
    • The most common type of embolus is a clot of blood, but other things can cause an embolism too.
    • She wiped away the little clot of blood on his right ear and kissed it.
  • 2 (idiot) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], bobalicón, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Meanwhile some clumsy clot seems to have copied and pasted from last year's invitations.
    • Maybe somewhere my friend was being similarly greeted and on the cusp of turning from a loveable clot into a threatening idiot.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-tt-)

  • [blood] coagularse; [milk/cream] cuajar

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-tt-)

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