adverb see protuberant

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  • Protuberantly — Protuberant Pro*tu ber*ant, a. [L. protuberans, antis, p. pr. of protuberare. See {Protuberate}.] Prominent, or excessively prominent; bulging beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; swelling; as, a protuberant joint; a protuberant eye.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • protuberantly — See protuberant. * * * …   Universalium

  • protuberantly — pro·tu·ber·ant·ly …   English syllables

  • protuberantly — adverb see protuberant * * * protūˈberantly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑protuberance …   Useful english dictionary

  • protuberant — protuberantly, adv. /proh tooh beuhr euhnt, tyooh , preuh /, adj. bulging out beyond the surrounding surface; protruding; projecting: protuberant eyes. [1640 50; < LL protuberant (s. of protuberans), prp. of protuberare to swell. See PRO 1, TUBER …   Universalium

  • protuberant — adjective Etymology: Late Latin protuberant , protuberans, present participle of protuberare to bulge out, from Latin pro forward + tuber excrescence, swelling; perhaps akin to Latin tumēre to swell more at thumb Date: 1646 thrusting out from a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • protuberant — 1640s, from L.L. protuberantem, prp. of protuberare “swell or bulge out” (see PROTUBERANCE (Cf. protuberance)). Related: Protuberantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • projectingly — adv. in a projecting manner, protrusively, protuberantly, with a protrusion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • protuberant — adjective curving outwards from a surface protuberantly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • protuberant — /prəˈtjubərənt / (say pruh tyoohbuhruhnt), / brənt/ (say bruhnt) adjective bulging out beyond the surrounding surface. {Late Latin prōtūberans, present participle, swelling} –protuberantly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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