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Overview of verb thicken

The verb thicken has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) thicken, inspissate

(make thick or thicker; "Thicken the sauce"; "inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch")

2. (2) thicken, inspissate

(become thick or thicker; "The sauce thickened"; "The egg yolk will inspissate")

3. thicken, inspissate

(make viscous or dense; "thicken the sauce by adding flour")

Overview of adj thickened

The adj thickened has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) thickened

(made or having become thick; "thickened bronchial arteries")

2. calloused, callous, thickened

(having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear; "calloused skin"; "with a workman's callous hands")

3. thickened

(made thick in consistency; "flour-thickened gravy"; "dust-thickened saliva") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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