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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
intumescent
    adj 1: abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry
           children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly
           distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids";
           "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
           [syn: puffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumid,
           turgid]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Intumescent \In`tu*mes"cent\, a. [L. intumescens, p. pr.]
   Swelling up; expanding.
   [1913 Webster]

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