gibbousness

Definitions of gibbousness
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n something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

Synonyms:
bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling
Types:
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frontal eminence
either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
occipital protuberance
prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
belly
a part that bulges deeply
caput
a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
mogul
a bump on a ski slope
nub, nubble
a small lump or protuberance
snag
a sharp protuberance
wart
any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
Type of:
projection
any solid convex shape that juts out from something

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