In*cras"sate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incrassated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Incrassating.] [L. incrassatus, p. p. of incrassare; pref. in- in + crassus thick.]

To make thick or thicker; to thicken; especially, in pharmacy, to thicken (a liquid) by the mixture of another substance, or by evaporating the thinner parts.

Acids dissolve or attenuate; alkalies precipitate or incrassate. Sir I. Newton.

Liquors which time hath incrassated into jellies. Sir T. Browne.


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In*cras"sate, v. i.

To become thick or thicker.


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In*cras"sate (?), In*cras"sa*ted (?), a. [L. incrassatus, p. p.]


Made thick or thicker; thickened; inspissated.

2. Bot.

Thickened; becoming thicker.


3. Zool.

Swelled out on some particular part, as the antennae of certain insects.


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