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curdle

Pronunciation: /ˈkɜːrdl; ˈkɜːdl/

Translation of curdle in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (go bad, separate) [milk/sauce] cortarse 1.2 (form curds) [milk] cuajarse a scream that made my blood curdle un grito que me heló la sangre

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (cause to go bad, separate) [milk/mayonnaise] cortar 1.2 (cause to form curds) [milk] cuajar
    Example sentences
    • The curd which is half curdled has been considered as a totally unwholesome food item.
    • There are records of cheesemakers is the Scottish Highlanders, Cheshire and Gloucestershire using Lady's Bedstraw to curdle milk and colour their cheese.
    • If the tub can be left for a decent period of time in direct sunlight, so the cream begins to separate and curdle, all the better.

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