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 (ĭn′to͞o-mĕs′əns, -tyo͞o-)
1. The act or process of swelling or the condition of being swollen.
2. A swollen organ or body part.

in′tu·mes′cent adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intumescent - abnormally distended especially by fluids or gasintumescent - abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"


a. engrosado-a, que se va hinchando.
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Melamine crystal used in intumescent coatings as a blowing agent to produce flame-retardant resins and as an additive to PUR foams and other polymers.
Unique intumescent putty is included and can be taken from the Endcaps and used to seal the ends when the sleeve is ready for cables.
Columns of the arcade are simply the rolled steel members of the frame, exposed and made silver with intumescent paint.
The strong regional interest for fire-protected infrastructure and buildings is growing the demand for intumescent coatings.
Jotun Saudi Arabia, a leading paint manufacturer, has won a contract to supply intumescent and protective coatings for the Makkah Station project.
Jamil Baghdachi: Among the most popular R&D topics currently pursued by both academia and industry are still the most well-known: superhydrophobic/hydrophilic, bioactive, self-healing, self-cleaning, corrosion and durability-sensing, intumescent, and hybrid coatings.
Intumescent systems have been widely studied due to their effectiveness as flame-retardant additives.
Also to be showcased were the phosphorus-based, halogen-free, flame-retardant additives Levagard and Disflamoll, and the intumescent foam Bayfomox.
These trends bode well for the continued expansion of the total intumescent coatings market.
JOTUN Paints, one of the world's leading producers and distributors of paints and powder coatings, says that some of the major landmarks in the UAE are ably protected by its Jotun 'Steelmaster', a fireproof intumescent coating that protects steel structure against cellulosic fire.
Topics addressed include developmental neurotoxicity of PBDEs, phosphorous flame retardants for polyesters, brominate flame retardants, flame retardants and developmental disabilities, organophosphorus flame retardants occurrence in environmental waters, effect profiles of different brominated flame retardants in neurobehavioral and endocrine studies, intumescent properties of inorganic polymers, and flame retardancy of polyurethane foams.
The new mixer replaces existing plant and will be used in the production of new cellular materials, anti-microbial compounds, lead-free injection moulding grades for building products, flame retardant, sealing and intumescent products as well as PVC alloys for elevated temperature applications.