swelling

Definitions

General English

Cars & Driving

  • noun a type of paint fault that occurs when an excessively rapid thinner is used in a paint and the soft paint sinks into cuts
  • noun an increase of volume conditioned by the absorption of liquids, vapours or gases in the coating film

Construction

  • A volume increase caused by wetting and/or chemical changes.

Medical

  • noun a condition in which fluid accumulates in tissue, making the tissue become large
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