noun see inspissate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • inspissator — See inspissation. * * * …   Universalium

  • inspissator — noun An apparatus for evaporating liquids; an evaporator …   Wiktionary

  • inspissator — An apparatus for evaporating fluids. * * * in·spis·sa·tor in spis .āt ər, in(t) spə .sāt ər n an apparatus for thickening fluids (as blood) * * * in·spis·sa·tor (in spisґa tər) an apparatus for inspissating fluids, such as blood serum …   Medical dictionary

  • inspissator — n. person or thing which makes thick, thickener …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inspissator — in·spis·sa·tor …   English syllables

  • inspissator — n. an apparatus for thickening serum etc. by heat …   Useful english dictionary

  • inspissate — transitive verb ( sated; sating) Etymology: Late Latin inspissatus, past participle of inspissare, from Latin in + spissus slow, dense; akin to Greek spidnos compact, Lithuanian spisti to form a swarm Date: 1626 to make thick or thicker •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inspissate — inspissation, n. inspissator, n. /in spis ayt/, v.t., v.i., inspissated, inspissating. to thicken, as by evaporation; make or become dense. [1620 30; < LL inspissatus ptp. of inspissare to thicken, equiv. to L in IN 2 + spissa(re) to thicken… …   Universalium

  • inspissate — [ɪn spɪseɪt] verb [usu. as adjective inspissated] thicken or congeal. Derivatives inspissation noun inspissator noun Origin C17: from late L. inspissat , inspissare thicken …   English new terms dictionary

  • inspissate —   vb. Archaic. thicken.    ♦ inspissant, n. & a. thickening (substance).    ♦ inspissation,    ♦ inspissator, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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