intumescence intumescence


  1. (n) swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)
  2. (n) the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)


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  • General Plastics Alan Pagni to Present August 23 at PATRAM 2013

    Veteran polyurethane product development chemist will address the mechanism of intumescence and its role in the design of packaging materials. (PRWeb August 16, 2013) Read the full story at
    on August 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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incipient incipient
/ɪn ˈsɪ pi ənt /