intumesce definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To enlarge or increase; enlarge.
    • To bubble up, especially from effectation of home heating.
    • To expand or expand with temperature; to swell; particularly, to inflame or bubble up in activity of temperature, as prior to the blowpipe.
  • verb:
    • To swell or enlarge (uncommonly)
    • To bubble up (as the result of home heating)
    • increase unusually
    • move up in bubbles, since from the aftereffect of heating; in addition made use of metaphorically
  • others:
    • To expand or increase, much like temperature; inflame; be tumid.

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