Swelling

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Swelling may refer to:

  • Edema, a transient abnormal enlargement of a body part or area not caused by a tumor
  • Die swell, the increase in cross-sectional area of a polymer after it exits an extrusion die
  • Swelling capacity, the amount of liquid that can be absorbed by a polymer
  • Neutron-induced swelling, the increasing of volume and decreasing of density of materials subjected to intense neutron radiation
  • Swelling index

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