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Meaning of INSPISSATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of thickening
  2. [n]  the process of thickening by dehydration
 

INSPISSATION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: thickening
 
 See Also: condensation, condensing, dehydration, desiccation, drying up, evaporation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`spis*sa"tion\, n.
The act or the process of inspissating, or thickening a fluid
substance, as by evaporation; also, the state of being so
thickened.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The increase in the viscosity of a complex liquid, such as a deposit of petroleum, by the evaporation of water (and the lighter fractions of oil deposits) and the escape of gases from it.
 

 

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