|intumescence or intumescency (ˌɪntjʊˈmɛsəns)|
|1.||pathol a swelling up, as with blood or other fluid|
|2.||pathol a swollen organ or part|
|3.||chem the swelling of certain substances on heating, often accompanied by the escape of water vapour|
|intumescency or intumescency|
|intumescent or intumescency|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
intumescence in·tu·mes·cence (ĭn't&oomacr;-měs'əns, -ty&oomacr;-)
The act or process of swelling or the condition of being swollen.
A swollen organ or body part.