Meaning of “thickener” in the English Dictionary

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"thickener" in British English

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thickenernoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈθɪk.ən.ər/ us /ˈθɪk.ən.ɚ/ also thickening,

a substance that is used to make a liquid thicker:

Cornflour can be used as a thickener in sauces.

(Definition of “thickener” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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