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Meaning of INSPISSATE

Pronunciation:  in'spiseyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  become thick or thicker; "The sauce thickened"; "The egg yolk will inspissate"
  2. [v]  make thick or thicker; "Thicken the sauce"; "inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch"
  3. [v]  make viscous or dense, as of liquids
 

INSPISSATE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: thicken
 
 Antonyms: thin
 
 See Also: alter, change, change integrity, change state, turn

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*spis"sate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inspissated}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Inspissating}.] [L. inspissatus, p. p. of
    inspissare to thicken; pref. in- + spissare to thicken, fr.
    spissus thick.]
    To thicken or bring to greater consistence, as fluids by
    evaporation.
    
    
  2. \In*spis"sate\, a. [L. inspissatus, p. p.]
    Thick or thickened; inspissated. --Greenhill.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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