thickener

[ thik-uh-ner ]
/ ˈθɪk ə nər /
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noun

something that thickens.
an apparatus for the sedimentation and removal of solids suspended in various liquids.

Nearby words

  1. thick-skinned,
  2. thick-skulled,
  3. thick-tailed ray,
  4. thick-witted,
  5. thicken,
  6. thickening,
  7. thicket,
  8. thickhead,
  9. thickheaded,
  10. thickheadedly

Origin of thickener

First recorded in 1645–55; thicken + -er1

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