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IntumesceIntumesce In`tu*mesce", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Intumesced; p.
pr. & vb. n. Intumescing.] [L. intumescere; pref. in- in +
tumescere to swell up, incho. fr. tumere to swell. See
To enlarge or expand with heat; to swell; specifically, to
swell up or bubble up under the action of heat, as before the
In a higher heat, it intumesces, and melts into a
yellowish black mass. --Kirwan.
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