Definition of Swelling in English :

Define Swelling in English

Swelling meaning in English

Meaning of Swelling in English

Pronunciation of Swelling in English

Swelling pronunciation in English

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Swelling

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Noun

1. lump, puffiness, swelling

an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement

2. bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling

something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

Example Sentences:
'the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge'
'the hump of a camel'
'he stood on the rocky prominence'
'the occipital protuberance was well developed'
'the bony excrescence between its horns'

3. intumescence, intumescency, swelling

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

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Swelling

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noun
1. 
the act of expansion or inflation
2. 
the state of being or becoming swollen
3. 
a swollen or inflated part or area
4. 
an abnormal enlargement of a bodily structure or part, esp as the result of injury

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Swelling

see synonyms of swelling
noun
1. 
an increasing or being increased in size, volume, etc.
2. 
something swollen; esp., an abnormally swollen part of the body

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Swelling

see synonyms of swelling
n.
1. The state of being swollen.
2. Something swollen, especially an abnormally swollen body part or area.

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