Definition of swelling noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    swelling

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    NAmE//ˈswɛlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1 [uncountable] the condition of being larger or rounder than normal (= of being swollen ) Use ice to reduce the swelling.
  2. 2 [countable] 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.
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