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thickener

[thik-uh-ner] /ˈθɪk ə nər/
noun
1.
something that thickens.
2.
an apparatus for the sedimentation and removal of solids suspended in various liquids.
Origin of thickener
1645-1655
1645-55; thicken + -er1
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