Definitions of thickening
  1. noun
    the act of thickening
    synonyms: inspissation
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    type of:
    condensation, condensing
    the act of increasing the density of something
  2. noun
    any material used to thicken
    “starch is used in cooking as a thickening
    synonyms: thickener
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    type of:
    material, stuff
    the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
  3. noun
    any thickened enlargement
    synonyms: knob, node
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    type of:
    convex shape, convexity
    a shape that curves or bulges outward
  4. adjective
    accumulating and becoming more intense
    “the thickening dusk”
    synonyms: deepening
    increasing in strength or intensity
  5. adjective
    becoming more intricate or complex
    “a thickening plot”
    complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts
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