Definition of Thickenings

1. Noun. (plural of thickening) ¹



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Definition of Thickenings

1. thickening [n] - See also: thickening

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thickenings

thick wind
thickbill
thickbills
thicke
thicked
thickened
thickened duodenal folds
thickened gastric folds
thickener
thickeners
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thickening(a)
thickening agent
thickening agents
thickenings (current term)
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thicket tinamou
thicket tinamous
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thicketization
thickets
thickety
thickhead
thickheaded
thickheadedness
thickheads

Literary usage of Thickenings

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1. The Royal Cookery Book: (le Livre de Cuisine) by Jules Gouffé, Alphonse Gouffé (1869)
"rS CHAPTER III GARNISHES, LIAISONS OR thickenings, SAUCES IN GENERAL USE IT WILL, perhaps, appear strange to see introduced, in this First Part, ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"Inner layer of the capsule-wall with annular or spiral thickenings. Spores small. Key to tin- Species. Main axis of the thallus 3-6 mm. wide. ..."

3. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"(B) The sterile cells are provided with usually spiral thickenings; they are spindle-formed and sometimes branched; they are dead at the time of ripening of ..."

4. A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics: With Special by John Vietch Shoemaker (1906)
"... in the treatment of chronic ulcers, sinuses, abrasions, lupus vul- r;r:s. abscesses, chronic acne, and various inflammatory thickenings of the ..."

5. A Laboratory Manual and Text-book of Embryology by Charles William Prentiss (1915)
"Of the four distal thickenings two, which we will number a and c, ... thickenings a and c, which distally occupy right and left positions in the bulb, meet, ..."

6. An American Text-book of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat by George Edmund De Schweinitz, Burton Alexander Randall (1899)
"The slit-like openings in the capsule made by the passage of the tendons are strengthened by local thickenings of the fibrous tunic, from which tubular FIG. ..."

7. The Natural History of the Human Teeth: Explaining Their Structure, Use by John Hunter (1803)
"CALLOUS thickenings OF THE GUMS. A HE Gums are also subject to other diseases, abstracted from their connexion with the Alveoli and Teeth ; which do not ..."

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