thickening

  1. make thick or thicker
  2. make viscous or dense, as of liquids

Thickening

In cooking, thickening is the process of increasing the viscosity of a liquid either by reduction, or by the addition of a thickening agent, typically containing starch. Desserts are often thickened with sago, tapioca, gelatin or a gelatin substitute such as agar. Soups, sauces and stews are more often thickened with a starchy ingredient like corn...
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Thickening

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Thicken • (n.) Something put into a liquid or mass to make it thicker.
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thickening

(from the article `food additive`) Stabilizers and thickeners have many functions in foods. Most stabilizing and thickening agents are polysaccharides, such as starches or gums, or ... In the process of thickening (also called sedimentation), the solids in a suspension settle under the influence of gravity in a tank and form a thick ......
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thickening

adjective becoming more intricate or complex; `a thickening plot`
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Thickening

Thick'en·ing noun Something put into a liquid or mass to make it thicker.
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thickening

See below concentration,
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thickening

[adj] - becoming more intricate or complex 2. [n] - any material used to thicken 3. [n] - the act of thickening
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