Definition of Intumesces
1. intumesce [v] - See also: intumesce
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intumesces
Literary usage of Intumesces
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Use of the Blowpipe in Chemical Analysis, and in the Examination of Minerals by Jöns Jakob Berzelius, John George Children (1822)
"On charcoal intumesces like the double silicates of lime and alumina, and afterwards fuses into ... With salt of phosphorus intumesces in a similar manner, ..."
2. The Use of the Blowpipe in Chemistry and Mineralogy by Jöns Jakob Berzelius (1845)
"With soda it intumesces, but does not dissolve or fuse. ... With soda it first intumesces, and then gradually dissolves to a semi-transparent glass, ..."
3. Transactions by Incorporated Gas Institute, London (1872)
"On the fir« it swells, fuses, and intumesces, leaving a light brownish-yellow ... On the fire it swells and intumesces, leaving a fawn-coloured ash. ..."
4. A Dictionary of Chemistry by Andrew Ure (1828)
"It intumesces before the blowpipe, and forms a jelly with acids. ... Sometimes so light as nearly to float on water. It intumesces, and ..."
5. Manual of Mineralogy and Geology by Ebenezer Emmons (1832)
"Alone before the blow-pipe on charcoal, it intumesces and fuses into colourless and almost ... It intumesces but does not fuse so readily with borax. ..."
6. A Manual of Qualitative Analysis by Robert Galloway (1864)
"... by the first impression of the heat), Euclase (which intumesces by the first impression of the heat), Emerald, Titanite, Sodalite, ..."