from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The process or the condition of becoming engorged, becoming over-filled with fluid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity; a glutting.
  • n. An overfullness or obstruction of the vessels in some part of the system; congestion.
  • n. The clogging of a blast furnace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity.
  • n. In pathology, the state of being filled to excess, as the vessels of an organ with blood; hyperemia; congestion.
  • n. In metallurgy, the partial choking up of a blast-furnace by an accumulation of material not thoroughly fused. Ordinarily called scaffolding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. congestion with blood
  • n. eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation


engorge +‎ -ment (Wiktionary)



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