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Noun: curdling  kur-d(u)l-ing
  1. The process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    - clotting, coagulation
Verb: curdle  kur-d(u)l
  1. Turn into curds
    "curdled milk";
    - clabber, clot
  2. Go bad or sour
    "The milk curdled"
  3. Turn from a liquid to a solid mass
    "his blood curdled"

Type of: action, activity, change state, clot, coagulate, go bad, natural action, natural process, spoil, turn

Antonym: homogenise [Brit], homogenize

Encyclopedia: Curdling