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Meaning of ENGORGEMENT

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation
  2. [n]  congestion with blood; "engorgement of the breast"
 

ENGORGEMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: eating, feeding, hyperaemia, hyperemia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*gorge"ment\, n. [Cf. F. engorgement.]
1. The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity;
   a glutting.

2. (Med.) An overfullness or obstruction of the vessels in
   some part of the system; congestion. --Hoblyn.

3. (Metal.) The clogging of a blast furnace.

 

 

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