HyperDic: thickening

English > 5 senses of the word thickening:
NOUNsubstancethickening, thickenerany material used to thicken / thicken
shapethickening, node, knobany thickened enlargement
actthickening, inspissationthe act of thickening
ADJECTIVEallthickening, deepeningaccumulating and becoming more intense
allthickeningbecoming more intricate or complex
thickening > pronunciation
Soundsthih'kahnihng; thih'knihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > thickening: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningaccumulating and becoming more intense.
Example "the thickening dusk"
Synonymdeepening
Broaderintensifyingincreasing / increasing in strength or intensity
English > thickening: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBecoming more intricate or complex.
Example"a thickening plot"
Broadercomplexcomplicated in structure
Spanishespeso
English > thickening: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny material used to thicken / thicken.
Example"starch is used in cooking as a thickening"
Synonymthickener
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Spanishespesante
Catalanespessidor
English > thickening: 5 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningAny thickened enlargement.
Synonymsnode, knob
Broaderconvex shape, convexityA shape that curves or bulges outward
Spanishbulto, engrosamiento, nodo, protuberancia
Catalannode
English > thickening: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of thickening.
Synonyminspissation
Broadercondensing, condensationThe act of increasing the density of something
Spanishcompactación, tupición
Catalanatapeïment, compactació
Verbsthickenmake thick or thicker
thickenmake viscous or dense

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