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thickening (n.)

"substance used to thicken something," 1839, verbal noun from thicken.

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Definitions of thickening
1
thickening (n.)
any material used to thicken;
starch is used in cooking as a thickening
Synonyms: thickener
thickening (n.)
any thickened enlargement;
Synonyms: node / knob
thickening (n.)
the act of thickening;
Synonyms: inspissation
2
thickening (adj.)
accumulating and becoming more intense;
the thickening dusk
Synonyms: deepening
thickening (adj.)
becoming more intricate or complex;
a thickening plot
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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