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synonyms for intumescence

  • lump
  • nodule
  • wart
  • blob
  • bump
  • bunch
  • convexity
  • dilation
  • distention
  • excess
  • excrescence
  • gibbosity
  • growth
  • hump
  • jut
  • outgrowth
  • outthrust
  • pouch
  • projection
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • sac
  • sagging
  • salience
  • superfluity
  • swelling
  • tuberosity
  • tumefaction
  • tumor
  • nodulation
See also synonyms for: intumescent

antonyms for intumescence

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  • depression
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How to use intumescence in a sentence

Here, an intumescence which was to become a mountain, there, an abyss which was to be filled with an ocean or a sea.
THE UNDERGROUND CITYJULES VERNE
Puff′iness, state of being puffy or turgid: intumescence; Puff′ing, the act of praising extravagantly.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Diameter of its mouth one-fifth as long as the whole shell and two-thirds as long as the diameter of the equatorial intumescence.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, FIRST PART: PORULOSA (SPUMELLARIA AND ACANTHARIA)ERNST HAECKEL
Notice whether the substance fuses with the bead, and if so, whether there is intumescence or not.
A SYSTEM OF INSTRUCTION IN THE PRACTICAL USE OF THE BLOWPIPEANONYMOUS
In the reduction flame, upon charcoal, it is reduced to the metal with intumescence.
A SYSTEM OF INSTRUCTION IN THE PRACTICAL USE OF THE BLOWPIPEANONYMOUS
The oxide is reduced with intumescence to the metallic state, and the bead becomes clear again.
A SYSTEM OF INSTRUCTION IN THE PRACTICAL USE OF THE BLOWPIPEANONYMOUS
Intumescence, in-tū-mes′ens, n. the action of swelling: a swelling: a tumid state.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
Palpation may elicit, besides tenderness, points or regions of induration or intumescence.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Mr. Lindsay attempted to elucidate the action of the intumescence in raising and depressing the petiole, in the following manner.
QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND THE ARTS, JULY-DECEMBER, 1827VARIOUS
We tried what result would ensue upon slitting the intumescence of the petiole horizontally.
QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND THE ARTS, JULY-DECEMBER, 1827VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INTUMESCENCE

  • blob
  • bump
  • bunch
  • convexity
  • dilation
  • distention
  • excess
  • excrescence
  • gibbosity
  • growth
  • hump
  • intumescence
  • jut
  • lump
  • nodulation
  • nodule
  • outgrowth
  • outthrust
  • pouch
  • projection
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • sac
  • sagging
  • salience
  • superfluity
  • swelling
  • tuberosity
  • tumefaction
  • tumor
  • wart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.