Synonyms of intumescence


1. intumescence, intumescency, swelling, puffiness, lump

usage: swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)

2. intumescence, intumescency, swelling, chemical process, chemical change, chemical action

usage: the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)

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Definition and meaning of intumescence (Dictionary)