Here, an intumescence which was to become a mountain, there, an abyss which was to be filled with an ocean or a sea.
Palpation may elicit, besides tenderness, points or regions of induration or intumescence.
In the reduction flame, upon charcoal, it is reduced to the metal with intumescence.
Mr. Lindsay attempted to elucidate the action of the intumescence in raising and depressing the petiole, in the following manner.
We tried what result would ensue upon slitting the intumescence of the petiole horizontally.
intumescence, in-tū-mes′ens, n. the action of swelling: a swelling: a tumid state.
Puff′iness, state of being puffy or turgid: intumescence; Puff′ing, the act of praising extravagantly.
Notice whether the substance fuses with the bead, and if so, whether there is intumescence or not.
The oxide is reduced with intumescence to the metallic state, and the bead becomes clear again.
intumescence in·tu·mes·cence (ĭn'tōō-měs'əns, -tyōō-)
The act or process of swelling or the condition of being swollen.
A swollen organ or body part.