thickener
noun see thicken

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thickener — [[t]θɪ̱kənə(r)[/t]] thickeners N MASS A thickener is a substance that is added to a liquid in order to make it stiffer and more solid. ...cornstarch, used as a thickener... How much thickener is used? …   English dictionary

  • thickener — UK [ˈθɪk(ə)nə(r)] / US [ˈθɪk(ə)nər] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms thickener : singular thickener plural thickeners a substance used for making a liquid thick …   English dictionary

  • thickener — tirštiklis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, didinanti skysčio klampumą. atitikmenys: angl. thickener; thickening agent vok. Verdickungsmittel, n rus. загуститель, m pranc. épaississant, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • thickener — tirštiklis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, didinanti skysčio klampumą. atitikmenys: angl. thickener; thickening agent rus. загуститель …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • thickener — thicken ► VERB ▪ make or become thick or thicker. ● the plot thickens Cf. ↑the plot thickens DERIVATIVES thickener noun …   English terms dictionary

  • thickener — /thik euh neuhr/, n. 1. something that thickens. 2. an apparatus for the sedimentation and removal of solids suspended in various liquids. [1645 55; THICKEN + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • thickener — noun Any substance added to something in order to thicken it; a thickening agent …   Wiktionary

  • thickener — thick|en|er [ˈθıkənə, ˈθıknə US ər] n also thick|en|ing [ˈθıkənıŋ,ˈθıknıŋ] [U and C] a substance used to thicken a liquid …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thickener — thick|en|er [ θık(ə)nər ] noun count or uncount a substance used for making a liquid thick …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thickener — thick·en·er || θɪknÉ™9r) n. substance that causes thickening; something that thickens …   English contemporary dictionary

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