Cur·dle v. i. [Sometimes written crudle and cruddle.]
1. To change into curd; to coagulate; as, rennet causes milk to curdle.
2. To thicken; to congeal.
Then Mary could feel her heart's blood curdle cold. --Southey.
Cur·dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Curdled p. pr. & vb. n. Curdling ]
1. To change into curd; to cause to coagulate. “To curdle whites of eggs”
2. To congeal or thicken.
My chill blood is curdled in my veins. --Dryden.
v 1: turn into curds; "curdled milk" [syn: clabber, clot]
[ant: homogenize, homogenize, homogenize]
2: go bad or sour; "The milk curdled"
3: turn from a liquid to a solid mass; "his blood curdled"