intumescent

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adjective in·tu·mes·cent \ˌin-tü-ˈme-sənt, -tyü-\

Definition of intumescent

of paint

  1. :  swelling and charring when exposed to flame

First Known Use of intumescent

1953


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intumescent

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adjective in·tu·mes·cent \-ənt\

Medical Definition of intumescent

  1. :  marked by intumescence

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