Swelling

Definition of Swelling

Swell´ing
n.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.
- Coleridge.
2.(Med.) A protuberance; a prominence
The superficies of such plates are not even, but have many cavities and swellings.
- Sir I. Newton.

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