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Engorgement Definition

Other Engorgement Definition

[n] eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation
[n] congestion with blood; "engorgement of the breast"


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Misc. Definitions

\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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