English-Spanish translation of thickening

Translation of the word thickening from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

thickening in Spanish

skinnoun espesamiento [m]
  clottingnoun coagulación [f], coagulamiento [m]
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Definitions of thickening
1. thickening - the act of thickening
  condensing, condensation the act of increasing the density of something
2. thickening - any material used to thicken; "starch is used in cooking as a thickening"
  material, stuff things needed for doing or making something; "writing materials"; "useful teaching materials"
1. thickening - becoming more intricate or complex; "a thickening plot"
  complex complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"
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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 gelatine substitute such as agar. Soups, sauces and stews are more often thickened with a starchy product like cornstarch, arrowroot or wheat flour, or a fat and flour mixture such as roux or beurre manié.

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