Definition of Intumescent in English :

Define Intumescent in English

Intumescent meaning in English

Meaning of Intumescent in English

Pronunciation of Intumescent in English

Intumescent pronunciation in English

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1. intumescent, puffy, tumescent, tumid, turgid

abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas

Example Sentences:
'hungry children with bloated stomachs'
'he had a grossly distended stomach'
'eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids'
'swollen hands'
'tumescent tissue'
'puffy tumid flesh'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of intumescent
1. pathology
a swelling up, as with blood or other fluid
2. pathology
a swollen organ or part
3. chemistry
the swelling of certain substances on heating, often accompanied by the escape of water vapour

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see synonyms of intumescent
an intumescing or being intumesced
a swollen or enlarged organ or mass, as a tumor; swelling

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of intumescent
1. The act or process of swelling or the condition of being swollen.
2. A swollen organ or body part.

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