Translation of thicken in Spanish:

thicken

Pronunciation: /ˈθɪkən/

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  • [sauce/paint] espesar(se); [fog] hacerse* más espeso or denso; [crowd/darkness] crecer*; [waist] engordar the plot thickens [set phrase/frase hecha] esto se pone cada vez más interesante
    More example sentences
    • As the fog thickened, I heard voices from where James had disappeared.
    • Simmer for a further 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pineapple sauce has thickened, then leave to cool.
    • Add slowly to the pot and allow the sauce to thicken.

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