English - Vietnamese Dictionary
swelling /'sweliɳ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự phồng ra (lốp xe...); sự căng (buồm...)
- sự sưng lên, sự tấy lên (vết thương)
+the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
+a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
+a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
+a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
+increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
+become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
+come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
+come up, as of a liquid
+cause to become swollen
Advanced English Dictionary
enlargement, distension, tumescence, protuberance, bump, prominence, bulge, lump, excrescence, protrusion, tumour, node, nodule:
It is a good idea to have any unexplained swelling examined by the doctor.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] the condition of being larger or rounder than normal (= of being SWOLLEN): Use ice to reduce the swelling.
2 [C] a place on your body that has become larger or rounder than normal as the result of an illness or injury: The fall left her with a painful swelling above her eye.
There is a marked swelling of the lymph nodes.
VERB + SWELLING
SWELLING + VERB
occur | go down, subside
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