Gibbose
Gibbose Gib*bose", a. [L. gibbosus, fr. gibbus, gibba, hunch, hump. Cf. {Gibbous}.] Humped; protuberant; -- said of a surface which presents one or more large elevations. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]

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  • gibbose — adj. [L. gibbus, humped] Very convex; humpbacked; embossed; swollen; a protuberance …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gibbose — gib·bose …   English syllables

  • gibbose — adjective (used of the moon) more than half full • Syn: ↑gibbous • Similar to: ↑convex, ↑bulging …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Gibbostity — Gib*bost i*ty, n. [Cf. F. gibbosit[ e].] The state of being gibbous or gibbose; gibbousness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gibbous — Gib bous, a. [Cf. F. gibbeux. See {Gibbose}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Swelling by a regular curve or surface; protuberant; convex; as, the moon is gibbous between the half moon and the full moon. [1913 Webster] The bones will rise, and make a gibbous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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