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thickening

[ thik-uh-ning ]
/ ˈθɪk ə nɪŋ /
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noun

a making or becoming thick.
a thickened part or area; swelling.
something used to thicken; thickener.

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Origin of thickening

First recorded in 1570–80; thicken + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for thickening

thickening
/ (ˈθɪkənɪŋ) /

noun

something added to a liquid to thicken it
a thickened part or piece
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