Hyperplastic symptom characterised by blister-like swelling (due to water excess) on the surfaces of plant organs.
(in-too-mes´әns) a swelling, normal or abnormal. the process of swelling. adj., intumes´cent., adj.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
- swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion) 2. [n] - the swelling of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=intumescence
• (n.) Anything swollen or enlarged, as a tumor. • (n.) The act or process of swelling or enlarging; also, the state of being swollen; expansion; tumidity; especially, the swelling up of bodies under the action of heat.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/intumescence/
[ Confer French intumescence
The act or process of swelling or enlarging; also, the state of being swollen; expansion; tumidity; especially, the swelling up of bodies under the action of heat. « The intumescence
of nations.» Johnson.
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A mechanism whereby fire-retardant paints protect the substrates to which they are applied. An intumescent paint puffs up when exposed to high temperatures, forming an insulating, protective layer over the substrate.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21079
Hyperplastic symptom characterized by blister-like swelling on the surfaces of plant organs. Found on http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/glossary/Defs_I.htm
Synonym: enlargement. ... 2. The process of enlarging or swelling; used to describe the spinal enlargements. ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
The swelling or bubbling of a coating usually because of heating (term currently used in space and fire protection applications).Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20742
Type: Term Pronunciation: in′tū-mes′ens Definitions: 1. The process of enlarging or swelling; used to describe the spinal enlargements. Synonyms: enlargementFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=45451
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