verb (swells, swelling, swelled, swollen or swelled)
- A long series of ocean waves, generally produced by wind, and lasting after the wind has ceased.
(music) A gradual crescendo followed by diminuendo.
(music) A device for controlling the volume of a pipe organ.
(music) A division in a pipe organ, usually the largest enclosed division.
adjective (i, nonstandard)
(intransitive) To become bigger, especially due to being engorged.
(informal) excellent, Excellent.
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