Found 3 items, similar to swelling.
English → Indonesian
abuh, gembungan, pembengkakan
English → English
adj : becoming puffy as from internal bleeding or accumulation of
other fluids; “put ice on the swelling ankle”
n 1: abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement [syn: puffiness
2: the swelling of certain substances when they are heated
(often accompanied by release of water) [syn: intumescence
English → English
, v. i. [imp. Swelled
; p. p. Swelled
; p. pr. & vb. n. Swelling
.] [AS. swellan; akin to
D. zwellen, OS. & OHG. swellan, G. schwellen, Icel. svella,
1. To grow larger; to dilate or extend the exterior surface
or dimensions, by matter added within, or by expansion of
the inclosed substance; as, the legs swell in dropsy; a
bruised part swells; a bladder swells by inflation.
2. To increase in size or extent by any addition; to increase
in volume or force; as, a river swells, and overflows its
banks; sounds swell or diminish.
3. To rise or be driven into waves or billows; to heave; as,
in tempest, the ocean swells into waves.
4. To be puffed up or bloated; as, to swell with pride.
You swell at the tartan, as the bull is said to do
at scarlet. --Sir W.
5. To be inflated; to belly; as, the sails swell.
6. To be turgid, bombastic, or extravagant; as, swelling
words; a swelling style.
7. To protuberate; to bulge out; as, a cask swells in the
8. To be elated; to rise arrogantly.
Your equal mind yet swells not into state. --Dryden.
9. To grow upon the view; to become larger; to expand.
“Monarchs to behold the swelling scene!”
10. To become larger in amount; as, many little debts added,
swell to a great amount.
11. To act in a pompous, ostentatious, or arrogant manner; to
strut; to look big.
Here he comes, swelling like a turkey cock. --Shak.
1. The act of that which swells; as, the swelling of rivers
in spring; the swelling of the breast with pride.
Rise to the swelling of the voiceless sea.
2. A protuberance; a prominence; especially (Med.), an
unnatural prominence or protuberance; as, a scrofulous
The superficies of such plates are not even, but
have many cavities and swellings. --Sir I.