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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The state of being swollen.
  • n. Something swollen, especially an abnormally swollen body part or area.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The state of being swollen.
  • n. Anything swollen, especially any abnormally swollen part of the body.
  • v. Present participle of swell.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The act of that which swells
  • n. A protuberance; a prominence.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A tumor, or any morbid enlargement: as, a swelling on the hand or leg.
  • n. A protuberance; a prominence.
  • n. A rising or inflation, as by passion or other powerful emotion: as, the swellings of anger, grief, or pride.
  • n. The state of being puffed up; arrogance; pride.
  • n. An overflow; an inundation.
  • Grand; pompous; inflated; bombastic: as, swelling words.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)
  • n. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  • n. an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
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