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bulging

Definitions of bulging
  1. adjective
    curving or bulging outward
    synonyms: convex
    bell-shaped
    having a convex shape that resembles a bell
    biconvex, convexo-convex, lenticular, lentiform
    convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil
    broken-backed, hogged
    (of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end
    convexo-concave
    convex on one side and concave on the other with the convexity being greater than the concavity
    gibbose, gibbous
    (used of the moon) more than half full
    helmet-shaped
    having the convex shape of a helmet
    planoconvex
    flat on one side and convex on the other
    umbel-like, umbellate
    resembling an umbel in form
    protrusive
    thrusting outward
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    Antonyms:
    concave
    curving inward
    acetabular, cotyloid, cotyloidal
    of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone
    biconcave, concavo-concave
    concave on both sides
    boat-shaped
    having a concave shape like a boat
    bowl-shaped
    having a concave shape with an open top like a bowl
    bursiform, pouch-shaped, pouchlike, saclike
    shaped like a pouch
    concavo-convex
    concave on one side and convex on the other with the concavity being greater than the convexity
    cuplike
    resembling the shape of a cup
    cupular, cupulate
    shaped like (or supporting) a cupule
    dish-shaped, dished, patelliform
    shaped like a dish or pan
    planoconcave
    flat on one side and concave on the other
    recessed
    resembling an alcove
    saucer-shaped
    having a concave shape like a saucer
    umbilicate
    depressed like a navel
    urn-shaped
    having a concave shape like an urn
    intrusive
    thrusting inward
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  2. adjective
    curving outward
    synonyms: bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulgy, protuberant
    protrusive
    thrusting outward
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