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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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