Intumescence

Hyperplastic symptom characterised by blister-like swelling (due to water excess) on the surfaces of plant organs.

intumescence

(in-too-mes´әns) a swelling, normal or abnormal. the process of swelling. adj., intumes´cent., adj.
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intumescence

[n] - 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)
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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.
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Intumescence

In`tu·mes'cence noun [ Confer French intumescence .] 1. 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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Intumescence

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.
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intumescence

Hyperplastic symptom characterized by blister-like swelling on the surfaces of plant organs.
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intumescence

Synonym: enlargement. ... 2. The process of enlarging or swelling; used to describe the spinal enlargements. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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intumescence

The swelling or bubbling of a coating usually because of heating (term currently used in space and fire protection applications).
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intumescence

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′tū-mes′ens Definitions: 1. The process of enlarging or swelling; used to describe the spinal enlargements. Synonyms: enlargement
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