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pro·tu·ber·ance

 (prō-to͞o′bər-əns, -tyo͞o′-, prə-)
n.
1. Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
2. The condition of being protuberant.
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pro•tu•ber•ance

(proʊˈtu bər əns, -ˈtyu-, prə-)

n.
1. a protuberant part or thing; projection or bulge.
2. the condition, state, or quality of being protuberant.
[1640–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.protuberance - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundingsprotuberance - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
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; "the belly of a sail"
caput - a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure; "the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula"
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)
projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
2.protuberance - the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out; "the protuberance of his belly"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
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protuberance

noun bulge, swelling, lump, bump, tumour, projection, prominence, knob, hump, outgrowth, protrusion, excrescence a protuberance on the upper jawbone
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protuberance

noun
1. A part that protrudes or extends outward:
2. An unevenness or elevation on a surface:
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Translations
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protuberance

[prəˈtjuːbərəns] Nprotuberancia f, saliente m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

protuberance

[prəˈtjuːbərəns] nprotubérance f
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protuberance

n (= bulge)Beule f; (of stomach)Vorstehen nt; (of eyes)Vortreten nt
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protuberance

[prəˈtjuːbrns] nprotuberanza, sporgenza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pro·tu·ber·ance

n. protuberancia, prominencia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

protuberance

n protuberancia
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