Definition of Tumescing
1. tumesce [v] - See also: tumesce
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumescing
Literary usage of Tumescing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Economy of the Animal Kingdom, Considered Anatomically, Physically, and by Emanuel Swedenborg (1918)
"If there is no opportunity of tumescing or unfolding outwards, and if at the same time there is no opportunity of ..."
2. Mosca: A Factual Fiction by Richard Miller (1997)
"... and that preposterous worm began acting up again, growing, tumescing, raising its ugly purple head above the loincloth as if to see for itself, aching, ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1918)
"The temperatures of incipient, softening, in tumescing. and complete fusion were measured with a Holborn- Kurlbaum optical pyrometer. ..."