intumescency intumescency

Definition(s):

  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)

Synonym(s)

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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /