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bulge

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1 a part that sticks out from the general mass of something
  • several bulges in the old vinyl flooring
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projection, protrusion, protuberance, bulge mean an extension beyond the normal line or surface. projection implies a jutting out especially at a sharp angle.
    • those projections along the wall are safety hazards
protrusion suggests a thrusting out so that the extension seems a deformity.
    • the bizarre protrusions of a coral reef
protuberance implies a growing or swelling out in rounded form.
    • a skin disease marked by warty protuberances
bulge suggests an expansion caused by internal pressure.
    • bulges in the tile floor

bulge

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1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • The sides of the returning camper's suitcase bulged with a month's worth of dirty laundry.
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2 to be copiously supplied
  • This guidebook to San Francisco positively bulges with useful information.
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