Incrassating
Incrassate In*cras"sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incrassated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incrassating}.] [L. incrassatus, p. p. of incrassare; pref. in- in + crassus thick.] To make thick or thicker; to thicken; especially, in pharmacy, to thicken (a liquid) by the mixture of another substance, or by evaporating the thinner parts. [1913 Webster]

Acids dissolve or attenuate; alkalies precipitate or incrassate. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]

Liquors which time hath incrassated into jellies. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • Incrassate — In*cras sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incrassated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incrassating}.] [L. incrassatus, p. p. of incrassare; pref. in in + crassus thick.] To make thick or thicker; to thicken; especially, in pharmacy, to thicken (a liquid) by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incrassated — Incrassate In*cras sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incrassated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incrassating}.] [L. incrassatus, p. p. of incrassare; pref. in in + crassus thick.] To make thick or thicker; to thicken; especially, in pharmacy, to thicken (a liquid)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incrassate — incrassation, n. incrassative, adj. v. /in kras ayt/; adj. /in kras it, ayt/, v., incrassated, incrassating, adj. v.t. 1. Pharm. to make (a liquid) thicker by addition of another substance or by evaporation. adj. 2. Also, incrassated. Bot.,… …   Universalium

  • incrassate — –verb (incrassated, incrassating) –verb (t) /ɪnˈkræseɪt/ (say in krasayt) 1. Obsolete to thicken. 2. Pharmaceutical to make (a liquid) thicker by addition of another substance or by evaporation. –verb (i) /ɪnˈkræseɪt/ (say in krasayt) 3. Obsolete …   Australian English dictionary

  • incrassate — [in kras′āt΄] vt., vi. incrassated, incrassating [< L incrassatus, pp. of incrassare, to make thick < in , in + crassare, to thicken < crassus, thick: see CRASS] Now Rare to make or become thick or thicker, esp. in consistency adj. Biol …   English World dictionary

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