a shape that curves or bulges outward
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a slight rounded elevation where the malleus attaches to the eardrum
a slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)
a slight convexity in the shaft of a column; compensates for the illusion of concavity that viewers experience when the sides are perfectly straight
knob, node, thickening
any thickened enlargement
any long raised strip
peak, point, tip
a V shape
a convex shape that narrows toward a point
any solid convex shape that juts out from something
a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
a ridge that forms a seam between two parts
small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth
(military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
a sharp projection on an edge or surface
bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
a ridge on a corrugated surface
acantha, spine, spur
any sharply pointed projection
tail, tail end
any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
any long thin projection that is transient
a projection or ridge that suggests a keel
the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
a three-dimensional shape
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