broken-backed hogged
bulging ulging adj. 1. curving or bulging outward. Opposite of {concave}. [Narrower terms: {biconvex, convexo-convex, lenticular, lentiform}; {broken-backed, hogged}; {convexo-concave}; {gibbous, gibbose}; {planoconvex}] Also See: {protrusive}.

Syn: convex. [WordNet 1.5]

2. curving outward.

Syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulgy, protuberant. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • biconvex convexo-convex lenticular lentiform — bulging ulging adj. 1. curving or bulging outward. Opposite of {concave}. [Narrower terms: {biconvex, convexo convex, lenticular, lentiform}; {broken backed, hogged}; {convexo concave}; {gibbous, gibbose}; {planoconvex}] Also See: {protrusive}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • convexo-concave — bulging ulging adj. 1. curving or bulging outward. Opposite of {concave}. [Narrower terms: {biconvex, convexo convex, lenticular, lentiform}; {broken backed, hogged}; {convexo concave}; {gibbous, gibbose}; {planoconvex}] Also See: {protrusive}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gibbous gibbose — bulging ulging adj. 1. curving or bulging outward. Opposite of {concave}. [Narrower terms: {biconvex, convexo convex, lenticular, lentiform}; {broken backed, hogged}; {convexo concave}; {gibbous, gibbose}; {planoconvex}] Also See: {protrusive}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • planoconvex — bulging ulging adj. 1. curving or bulging outward. Opposite of {concave}. [Narrower terms: {biconvex, convexo convex, lenticular, lentiform}; {broken backed, hogged}; {convexo concave}; {gibbous, gibbose}; {planoconvex}] Also See: {protrusive}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bulging — adjective 1. curving or bulging outward (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑convex • Ant: ↑concave (for: ↑convex) • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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