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thick·en

 (thĭk′ən)
tr. & intr.v. thick·ened, thick·en·ing, thick·ens
1. To make or become thick or thicker: Thicken the sauce with cornstarch. The crowd thickened near the doorway.
2. To make or become more intense, intricate, or complex: The leader's departure thickens the problems. Our apprehension thickened.

thick′en·er n.
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Noun1.thickener - any material used to thicken; "starch is used in cooking as a thickening"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
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Translations

thickener

[ˈθɪkənəʳ] Nespesador m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thickener

, thickening
n (for sauces) → Bindemittel nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

thickener

[ˈθɪknəʳ] naddensante m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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International Resource News-June 12, 2019--HB Fuller Company to sell surfactants, thickeners and dispersants business to Tiarco, LLC
Fuller to Sell Surfactants, Thickeners and Dispersants Business to Tiarco for USD 71m
[USPRwire, Wed Apr 10 2019] Starch product type segment is expected to contribute maximum growth in the overall liquid thickeners market over the forecast period.
Thickeners should be used with caution, with a focus on the minimal acceptable parameters, to ensure safety.
[ClickPress, Wed Oct 03 2018] The report "Food Thickeners Market by Type (Hydrocolloids, Protein, Starch), Source (Plant, Animal, Microbial), Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Sauces, Marinades & Gravies, Beverages, Dairy, Convenience Foods), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The food thickeners market is projected to reach USD 15.80 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 5.95% from 2016 to 2022.
Unlike starch thickeners, SimplyThick EasyMix will maintain thickness over time, even in the presence of enzymes found in saliva.
Figure 3 shows the DSC heat absorption curves of three eutectic hydrate salt nitrates with 0, 3, and 5 wt% thickeners separately.
They have been common in paint applications for several decades as thixotropic thickeners for low-shear flow and leveling, sag resistance and other rheology benefits.