Definition of Tumesces
1. tumesce [v] - See also: tumesce
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Literary usage of Tumesces
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1. A System of Mineralogy: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent by James Dwight Dana, George Jarvis Brush (1868)
"41): Si 85-38 Xl 27-23 Ca 13-12 К i'86 fi 21-10=100-11 Pyr., etc—At 100° C. yields one-third of its water, and becomes opaque. BB тЬ-?:- tumesces much, and ..."
2. A System of Mineralogy: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent by James Dwight Dana, George Jarvis Brush (1889)
"41): 8135-38 Si 27-23 Ca 13'12 К 2'85 Й 2MO=100-18. tumesces much, and melts to a milky glass. ..."
3. A Treatise on Mineralogy by Charles Upham Shepard (1857)
"H.=4-5—5-0. G.=2-21. Vitreous. Heated in a tube, yields water and turns white and opaque. BB, in- tumesces, and fuses easily to a clear, colorless glass. ..."
4. The Industrial Resources of Ireland by Robert Kane (1845)
"Its specific gravity is 1-267; when ignited it gives off much gas, tumesces, and leaves a very porous coke. Its practical analysis gave, Volatile matter, ..."
5. A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in which the ...by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1821)
"It in- tumesces before the blow-pipe, and melts, easily into a milk-white translucent globule. Its constituents are 54 silica, 20 alumina, 18 potash, ..."