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Definition of Thickened

Thickened
Thicken Thick"en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thickened; p. pr. & vb. n. Thickening.] To make thick (in any sense of the word). Specifically: (a) To render dense; to inspissate; as, to thicken paint. (b) To make close; to fill up interstices in; as, to thicken cloth; to thicken ranks of trees or men. (c) To strengthen; to confirm. [Obs.] And this may to thicken other proofs. --Shak. (d) To make more frequent; as, to thicken blows.
Thicken
Thicken Thick"en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thickened; p. pr. & vb. n. Thickening.] To make thick (in any sense of the word). Specifically: (a) To render dense; to inspissate; as, to thicken paint. (b) To make close; to fill up interstices in; as, to thicken cloth; to thicken ranks of trees or men. (c) To strengthen; to confirm. [Obs.] And this may to thicken other proofs. --Shak. (d) To make more frequent; as, to thicken blows.
Thicken
Thicken Thick"en, v. i. To become thick. ``Thy luster thickens when he shines by.' --Shak. The press of people thickens to the court. --Dryden. The combat thickens, like the storm that flies. --Dryden.

Meaning of Thickened from wikipedia

- resist strain. Thickening agents can also be used when a medical condition such as dysphagia causes difficulty in swallowing. Thickened liquids play a...
- Thickened fluids and thickened drinks are often used for people with dysphagia, a disorder of swallowing function. The thicker consistency makes it less...
- launchers. In this application it is known as TPA, for thickened pyrotechnic agent or thickened pyrophoric agent. The usual amount of the thickener is...
- proportionally, until the maximum amount of power possible in the fully thickened state is transferred. See also: limited slip differential, some types...
- soups may be thickened with béchamel sauce; and veloutés are thickened with eggs, butter, and cream. Other ingredients commonly used to thicken soups and...
- sometimes thickened with gelatin or isingl****, sometimes with starch. Panna cotta is sometimes called a custard, but true custard is thickened with egg...
- applied to starch-thickened preparations like blancmange and Bird's Custard powder. While custard may refer to a wide variety of thickened dishes, technically...
- puddings are known as custards (or curds) if they are egg-thickened, as blancmange if starch-thickened, and as jelly if gelatin-based. Pudding may also refer...
- increased density ascites (20-45 HU), smooth peritoneal thickening and omental smudge. Thickened strands with crowded vascular bundles in the mesentery...
- this process produces wood, and shapes the plant into a tree with a thickened trunk. Because this growth usually ruptures the epidermis of the stem...
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