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Synonyms for bulbous

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for bulbous

shaped like a bulb

curving outward

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The company revamped it for the 2012 model year in an effort to make it appeal to men, giving it a flatter roof, less bulbous shape, a bigger trunk and a navigation system.
It's a bulbous perennial and is best bought and planted in spring as a pre-potted bulb.
Northern bottlenose whales have a bulbous forehead with a protruding beak, like an exaggerated version of typical bottlenose dolphins.
According to the theater's official website, moviegoers in their Arizona, New York, Nebraska and Texas branches are urged to put on their red bulbous nose and white face paint on Sept.
To make existing ships more energy efficient at these slower speeds, the NYK Group has been conducting research since the summer of 2013, studying measures such as remodelling the ship's bulbous bow and installing MT-FAST.
Because we focus in on the whole and muddle the parts: All we have in our eyes and in the sky and in our breathlessness is something bloating, billowing, ballooning, bulbous.
have divided the pneumatization of the middle concha into three groups: lamellar type is the pneumatization of the vertical lamella of the concha; bulbous type is the pneumatization of the bulbous segment; pneumatization of both the lamellar and bulbous parts is called extensive concha bullosa (2).
HOUSTON (CyHAN)- At the onset of a series of coronal mass ejections (CMEs) on August 20, 2012, this bulbous CME certainly resembled a light bulb.
This high gloss, black-lacquered piece has three cupboards with push-catch paneled doors and very attractive short, bulbous feet, all of which add to the overall feeling of glamour.
"What is the correct way to address you, bulbous or rotund?" Bob Mortimer asked Mark Benton, while Ulrika-ka-ka Jonsson has to endure constant jokes about her p r o -l ific love life and her 'thousands' of boyfriends.
VW's plant in Puebla state produced 1.15 million units of the bulbous, rounded New Beetle between 1997 and 2010.
It is giving it a flatter roof, a less bulbous shape, narrowed windows and a sharp crease along the side.
Protect winter-flowering bulbous irises in the garden from severe cold or damp.
Katy wore the bulbous attire for her performance at the Jingle Ball concert in LA, where temperatures are currently a balmy 18 degrees Celsius.