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in·tu·mes·cence

 (ĭn′to͞o-mĕs′əns, -tyo͞o-)
n.
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"
Translations

in·tu·mes·cent

a. engrosado-a, que se va hinchando.
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works include the replacement of fire doors, replacement of intumescent strips and seals, fire break works, emergency lighting and new emergency exit doors.
This article provides an overview of intumescent coatings, an important sub-segment of industrial maintenance coatings that is contained in the report.
The firm's operations manager Jim Graham said: "This was a particularly pleasing project for us, not least because of the economic importance of the project to Sunderland as a city, but also because of the many addedvalue items within it that we completed for Carillion, including offsite intumescent painting.
The company develops and manufactures emulsion polymers, specialty adhesives and intumescent coatings for a wide variety of markets.
Intumescent Coatings Market to be Valued at $1 Billion by 2024
Jotun's role at KAEC, as well as in the Makkah Station project, has been to provide intumescent and protective coatings for the huge amounts of steel used in the construction of the stations.
Intumescent coatings are widely used as fire protection material for building structures, especially steel-framed buildings, to provide them with sufficient fire resistance.
Because it's from a garage it will probably be a 90-minute rating with intumescent strips and smoke seals.
Abstract The protective effects of a topcoat on an intumescent fire-retardant coating were studied under hydrochloric acid solution corrosion, accelerated UV aging and natural weathering.
Trial productions are there, and we are kind of complete in terms of our production," the official said after an event held recently to launch intumescent and flame resistant coating that provides precious time in the event of a fire.
s (NYSE: RPM) tremco illbruck Group unit has acquired UK-based fire-stopping solutions provider Firetherm Intumescent and Insulation Supplies Ltd.
Among specific topics are the thermal properties of unsaturated polyester resin treated with intumescent flame retardants, micro-segregation behavior in a single crystal superalloy, a novel approach to determining the critical fracture strain of a near-alpha titanium alloy during hot compression deformation, the research status and prospects for solar hydrogen production, phonon interaction of ultrasound waves in condensed media, and analyzing the shock response of a marine gearbox.