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Synonyms for bulge

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

Synonyms for bulge

a part that protrudes or extends outward

to curve outward past the normal or usual limit

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Synonyms for bulge

swell or protrude outwards

cause to bulge or swell outwards


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But experts, all the way from the World Bank to World Watch Institute, warn that this youth bulge could be either a blessing or a curse, or, in their lingo, a demographic dividend or a time bomb, depending on how governments address the challenge.
The results indicated that variations in the thickness of the moon's crust caused by tidal heating during its formation could account for most of the moon's large-scale topography, while the remainder was consistent with a frozen tidal-rotational bulge that formed later.
Pakistan is now experiencing its largest ever youth bulge.
Between 1970 and 1999, he says, 80 percent of the world's civil conflicts erupted in nations with substantial youth bulges. Today, those bulges are clustered in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, Yemen and Somalia.
This indicated an "interactive relationship" between the black hole and the bulge. What was not clear was whether one grew before the other, or whether they grew together.
Structure settings in the program were adjusted to allow formation of bulges up to 80 nt.
QR algorithm, bulges, shift blurring, pole placement
If a suit is too tight, it can cause the skin to bulge so try a suit a size bigger.
Check the packaging and the batteries for leaks, stains, bulges,cracks or other signs of damage.
Disc bulges present in unloaded condition were augmented with axial loading and a disc bulge that was not detected during the unloaded condition was measured during axial loading (Table 1).
Or, if you have lost some height over the years, bulges can become more prominent.
The bulges produced by the optic nerve and the internal carotid artery are of considerable clinical importance (Figure).
Even the bottom of tranquil Yellowstone Lake, where tourists lazily fish trout, bulges and deflates.
It began as an aid to competition shooters where the high pressures of some loads used to make defined power levels caused bulges of the case where the base area was not supported by the chamber.