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have a swollen head

To be conceited, arrogant, or self-aggrandizing. Janice has had a bit of a swollen head ever since she got that promotion.
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swell out

To bulge or protrude outward. The spot on his head swelled out where he had been hit by the baseball. After the flooding, the walls in the basement began swelling out with excess moisture.
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swell out

to bulge outward; to expand outward. The sides of the box swelled out because it was too full. The west wall of the garage swelled out just before the building collapsed.
See also: out, swell

have a swollen head

be conceited.
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2,s] is the polymer volume fraction in the equilibrium swollen polymer, and [Chi] is the Flory-Huggins interaction parameter.
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IF swollen ankles are more long-term than just the result of warmer weather or flying, it's worth going to your GP to check if it's not anything more serious.
i] Initial swelling rate constant in the Schott's pseudo second-order kinetics model M Weight of the swollen hydrogel [M.
Conclusion: Deep vein thrombosis is the commonest cause of painful swollen leg in our population.
It could be that they are simply exposed to - and pick up - more infections, and some people's bodies respond more acutely to infection, so they may be more prone to noticeably swollen glands.
lymphatic obstruction caused by the swollen parotid or submandibular glands).
A loosely cured polymer network causes not only weak physical properties (crack after 19 days), but also shrinkage of water swollen elastomers over a long time period under a certain condition, as shown in figure 7.
A Swollen glands are enlarged lymph nodes and area common symptom of many conditions.
The brain is very friable and it obviously has to be handled with a lot of care, particularly when it's swollen - it can actually sustain further damage during the operation itself.
A hydrogel is a multi-component system consisting of a hydrophilic polymer swollen with water.
where [phi] = volume fraction of the polymer in the swollen system, so the volume swelling ratio, S = 1/[phi]; v = crosslink density (mole/volume); V = molar volume of the solvent, and [chi] = Flory--Huggins parameter representing the solvent--polymer interaction energy.
However, if the leg is swollen up the shin, something else may be happening, and it needs to be checked out by your doctor.