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bulge

 (bŭlj)
n.
1. A protruding part; an outward curve or swelling.
2. Nautical A bilge.
3. A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity: The baby boom created a bulge in school enrollment.
v. bulged, bulg·ing, bulg·es
v.intr.
To swell, protrude, or curve outward: a wall bulging after a flood; muscles bulging under a shirt.
v.tr.
To cause to bulge.

[Middle English, pouch, from Old French bulge, bouge, from Latin bulga, bag, of Celtic origin; see bhelgh- in Indo-European roots.]

bulg′i·ness n.
bulg′y adj.
Synonyms: bulge, balloon, belly, jut, project, protrude
These verbs mean to curve, spread, or extend outward past the normal or usual limit: a wallet bulging with money; a clown's pants that ballooned at the waist; a sail bellying in the wind; a boulder jutting from the hillside; a deck that projected from the house in back; eyes protruding from their sockets in astonishment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bulging - curving or bulging outward
protrusive - thrusting outward
2.bulging - curving outwardbulging - curving outward      
protrusive - thrusting outward
Translations

bulging

[ˈbʌldʒɪŋ] ADJ [pocket] → muy lleno; [suitcase] → que está para reventar; [eyes] → saltón

bulging

adj stomachprall, vorstehend; pockets, suitcaseprall gefüllt, gestopft voll (inf); bulging musclesMuskelpakete pl; bulging eyesGlotzaugen pl

bulging

[ˈbʌldʒɪŋ] adj (see vi) → sporgente, gonfio/a
to be bulging with → essere pieno/a or zeppo/a di

bulging

n. protuberancia;
___ abdomenabdomen prominente, vientre abombado;
___ eyesojos saltones.
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