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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas.

Usage examples (16)
  • Because of its foaming effect in case of a fire, it is also referred to as "intumescent".
  • Such alternative materials could have been spray-on nano-thermites substituted for intumescent paint or Interchar-like fireproofing primers (NASA 2006).
  • I do not advise trephining in the secondary glaucoma following intumescent cataract, for in such cases the semi-fluid lens bulges into and blocks the trephine hole.
  • FF88 fire resistant, intumescent paint and the other is not. for more
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