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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

thickener

[ˈθɪkənəʳ] Nespesador m

thickener

, thickening
n (for sauces) → Bindemittel nt

thickener

[ˈθɪknəʳ] naddensante m
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Without the addition of a thickener, the mean osmolality was similar for raw human milk (281 [+ or -] 2.23mOsm/kg), pasteurized human milk (285 [+ or -] 1.28mOsm/kg), and an infant formula (287 [+ or -] 15.43mOsm/kg) after 1 hour at 37 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C (Table 1).
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