Synonyms for swelling

Synonyms for (noun) swelling

Synonyms: intumescence, intumescency, swelling

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

Similar words: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process

Definition: (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

Synonyms: protrusion, protuberance, prominence, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, excrescence, extrusion, bulge, bump, swelling

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

Usage: 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

Similar words: projection

Definition: any solid convex shape that juts out from something

Synonyms: swelling, puffiness, lump

Definition: an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement

Similar words: symptom

Definition: (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

Similar words: enlargement

Definition: the state of being enlarged

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