bloat /ˈblot/ 及物動詞
Bloat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bloated; p. pr. & vb. n. Bloating.]
1. To make turgid, as with water or air; to cause a swelling of the surface of, from effusion of serum in the cellular tissue, producing a morbid enlargement, often accompanied with softness.
2. To inflate; to puff up; to make vain.
Bloat, v. i. To grow turgid as by effusion of liquid in the cellular tissue; to puff out; to swell.
Bloat, a. Bloated. [R.]
Bloat, n. A term of contempt for a worthless, dissipated fellow. [Slang]
Bloat, v. t. To dry (herrings) in smoke. See Blote.
n : swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic
animals caused by excessive gas
v 1: become bloated or swollen or puff up; "The dead man's
stomach was bloated"
2: make bloated or swollen; "Hunger bloated the child's belly"